Making the Grade: Thinking and writing

Making the Grade: Thinking and writing

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The focus here is on the production of high quality written work and the essential skills for good writing: understanding assignments, planning essays and clear thinking, grammar and punctuation, appreciation of written style, tackling exam questions. This and the first volume (on orienting oneself as a student; verbal communication; and listening, reading, and note-taking) offer practical help for adults returning to school. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORIntroduction 1 Various types of essay 2 The descriptive essay 3 The a#39;for and againsta#39; essay 4 The a#39;compare and contrasta#39; essay 5 The analytic essay 6 The literary appreciation essay 7 Report of an experiment or investigation 8 Philosophic analysis 9 The polemical essay 10 The ... It is also a very useful tool which will help you analyse arguments and present your own case on a variety of topics. But notanbsp;...

Title:Making the Grade: Thinking and writing
Author:Bill Jones, Roy Johnson
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1990-01-01


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