A Guide to Writing Argumentative Essays Custom Publication for the Univeristy of the Sunshine Coast
Written as an essential guide for first-year university students, A guide to writing argumentative essays provides explanation and strategies for the successful completion of this popular form of assessment. This book takes the unique approach of catering for reading learners through definition and clarification of key aspects in essay writing (telling them how to write an essay), before focusing on visual learners with a sample essay that is deconstructed with the use of 25 figures (showing them how to write the essay). This easy-to-follow method not only increases student understanding of the different aspects of essay writing, but demonstrates the purpose and function of these aspects in a working sample. From the earliest stages of generating ideas, through brainstorming, to the final development of argument and paragraphs, this resource will promote essay writing skills and assist in consistently achieving higher marks.
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- Paperback | 104 pages
- 30 Sep 2011
- John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
- Milton, QLD, Australia
Table of contents
Section 1 ASPECTS OF ESSAY WRITING Introduction Research Paraphrasing Quoting Referencing Plagiarism Essay writing style and tone Paragraphs and sentence types Indicator words and phrases The power of feedback Section 2 DEVELOPING AN ESSAY PLAN Introduction Timetabling The essay question Brainstorming Concept mapping The research process Developing a thesis statement Mapping the essay Section 3 ESSAY EXAMPLE AND DECONSTRUCTION Introduction The coversheet and title page The introduction Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 Paragraph 3 The conclusion The list of references The completed essay for submission