Making the Grade: Thinking and writing

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Manchester University Press, 1990 - Education - 245 pages
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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, OR
 

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Contents

Introduction page
1
The for and against essay Bill Jones
19
different types of essay Roy Johnson
37
Clear thinking John Hostler
61
Grammar and punctuation Roy Johnson
80
Sentences and paragraphs Pat Barnett
105
The AZ of writing good essays Bill Jones
121
Appreciation of written style Roy Johnson
131
Examinations JohnMcIlroy
154
Opportunities for further study
176
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About the author (1990)

Bill Jones is the former Director of Extra-Mural Studies at Manchester University and currently Research Fellow in its Department of Government. Dennis Kavanagh is Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool.

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