Making sense: a student's guide to research, writing, and style

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Oxford University Press, 1993 - Education - 152 pages
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Making Sense is a continuing bestseller among students who want success with essays, reports and exams. Concise, clear and lively, it addresses typical writing problems, from how to conquer writer's block and use secondary sources without plagiarism, to the secrets of creating a forcefulstyle. With simple guidelines and examples, it shows how to organise information, how to avoid common student errors in grammar and punctuation and how to document references. This new edition provides more examples on various aspects of essay-writing, and enlarged discussions on information searches and using sources and quotations. It also includes a new chapter on how to write applications for employment. Widely recommended by professors in a variety of courses, Making Sense is an indispensable aid for students who need to write.

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Writing and thinking
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