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    DescriptionWith tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students' most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing, suggested re-writes, and appropriate self-help exercises.

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    Brilliant Writing Tips for Students
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julia Copus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 106 mm
    Height: 136 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 82 g
    ISBN 13: 9780230220027
    ISBN 10: 0230220029

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    DC21: 428
    BIC subject category V2: JNZ
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    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Abridged Dewey: 428
    DC22: 428
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    B&T General Subject: 340
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17220
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000, EDU014000
    LC classification: PE1408 .C585 2009
    BISAC V2.8: EDU037000
    Thema V1.0: CJCW, JNZ
    Illustrations note
    21 black & white line drawings, 10 tables
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    15 September 2010
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    Author Information
    JULIA COPUShas taught academic and creative writing throughout the UK, and is an Advisory Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund, an Honorary Fellow of Exeter University and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is also an award-winning poet.
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: PUNCTUATION Full Stop or Comma? The Comma The Colon The Semicolon The Apostrophe PART II: SENTENCE STRUCTURE What Makes a Sentence a Sentence? The Secret of Clear Sentences PART III: PARAGRAPH STRUCTURE How to Build a Paragraph Using Topic Sentences to Define your Paragraphs PART IV: STYLE Maintaining Clarity in Longer Sentences Parallel Sentence Structure Placing Key Concepts at the End of a Sentence Beware of Overusing Abstract Nouns Can I Use the First Person ('I')? PART V: AT A GLANCE How to Improve your Writing Style - a Checklist Useful Phrases for Essay Writing Index