Write Great Essays

Write Great Essays

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This book remains the book of choice for students with essays to write!

How to read selectively

How to take notes effectively

How to understand the 'academic speak' in essay questions
How to structure your work
How to use and cite your sources accurately

Peter Levin has comprehensively updated the book to incorporate student feedback and has included significantly more information on the kinds of material that are available online, and on coping with the attentions of the plagiarism police. The book clarifies all the key issues that students cite as blocks to the development of their writing skills and will help improve the grades of any student who takes the time to adopt the techniques offered. No student with essays to write should be without a copy!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 146 x 208 x 14mm | 258.55g
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables
  • 0335237274
  • 9780335237272
  • 226,271

Table of contents

List of tables
List of boxes
The strange world of the university - Read this first!

Part one: Getting started
Part two: Reading purposes and strategies
Part three: Writing essays
Part four: Referencing styles
Part five: Plagiarism and collusion

Notes and references
Books on speed reading
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About Peter Levin

Dr Peter Levin is an educational developer at LSE. One of his roles is that of 'teamwork tutor' for students working on group projects. Prior to taking up his present position he lectured in social policy at LSE. He is author of Making Social Policy (Open University Press, 1997).
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