Write it Right

Write it Right : The Secrets of Effective Writing

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Shows students how to make their writing effective and grammatically correct. Organised into mini units and easy to read, it deals with everyday tasks and problems. This second edition adds further guidance on common questions raised by students, for example 'When does one use italics and/or underlining?'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 394g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2012
  • 216 p.
  • 0230373844
  • 9780230373846
  • 358,508

Table of contents

About This Book.- The Logic of Effective Writing.- Applying for a Course, Applying for a Job.- Writing Correct and Convincing Sentences.- Punctuating a Sentence: Commas, Colons and Semicolons.- Avoidable Errors.- Tricks of the Writer's Trade.- Essay Writing: Structure.- Essay Writing: Paragraph Control.- Make Every Essay an Effective Essay.- Taking Stock.- Twenty Questions.- Glossary.- Index.
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Review quote

'This is an excellent book. The writers have managed the difficult task of making a rather dry and unexciting topic interesting and approachable... I think Peck and Coyle have found exactly the right tone for a book of this kind.' - Geoffrey Finch, Senior Lecturer in Humanities, Anglia Polytechnic University, UK
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About John Peck

JOHN PECK was formerly Reader in Victorian Literature at Cardiff University, UK.
MARTIN COYLE is Professor of English at Cardiff University, UK.
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