Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 178 pages
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Designed for students of the humanities and social sciences, Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing, Updated Fourth Edition is an accessible and useful research guide which outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, as well as discusses how to write an essay and how to write an exam.

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Contents

Writing and thinking
1
Writing an essay
7
Writing a book report
35
Writing a lab report
40
Writing a business report
48
Using illustrations
60
Giving an oral presentation
65
Writing examinations
72
Writing with style
87
Common errors in grammar and usage
102
Punctuation
114
Documentation
129
Catchlist of misused words and phrases
152
Glossary
165
Index
176
Copyright

Writing a resume and letter of application
81

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About the author (2005)

Margot Northey is a Business Consultant, former Dean of the School of Business, Queen's University.

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