Essay Writing Skills: Essential Techniques to Gain Top Marks

Essay Writing Skills: Essential Techniques to Gain Top Marks

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By (author) Patrick Forsyth, By (author) Jacqueline Connelly, Contributions by Mark Connelly

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  • Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 152 pages
  • Dimensions: 166mm x 238mm x 10mm | 259g
  • Publication date: 28 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0749463910
  • ISBN 13: 9780749463915
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 171,024

Product description

Writing essays is a major part of many further education courses. In coursework assignments, dissertations and exams, a well-written essay can make the difference between a pass and a fail. "Essay Writing Skills" offers practical and proven ways to maximise your success in all aspects of essay writing. From planning your first essay to assessing primary and secondary sources, it will help you to write in a systematic way that presents a convincing and academically sound argument. A comprehensive guide, it provides guidance and advice on good research techniques, grammar and accuracy, creating an essay plan and correctly citing your sources. It also includes a range of real life example essays and insider knowledge on how your essays are assessed, "Essay Writing Skills" is an indispensible source of advice, making the writing process clear and manageable to help you improve the quality of your written work.

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Author information

Jacqueline Connelly has a wealth of experience of universities, including holding senior managerial posts at both Lancaster and Kent Universities. Patrick Forsyth is a consultant, trainer and writer. Mark Connelly, who wrote the foreword and contributed to the book is an author and a lecturer in Modern History at Kent University.