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ERIC Number: ED512750
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 112
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-2302-2002-9ISBN-978-0-2302-2002-7
Brilliant Writing Tips for Students
Copus, Julia
Palgrave Macmillan
With tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing, suggested re-writes, and appropriate self-help exercises. This book contains four parts. Part I: Punctuation, contains: (1) Full Stop or Comma?; (2) The Comma; (3) The Colon; (4) The Semicolon; and (5) The Apostrophe. Part II: Sentence Structure, contains: (6) What Makes a Sentence a Sentence?; and (7) The Secret of Clear Sentences. Part III: Paragraph Structure, contains: (8) How to Build a Paragraph; and (9) Using Topic Sentences to Define your Paragraphs. Part IV: Style, contains: (10) Maintaining Clarity in Longer Sentences; (11) Parallel Sentence Structure; (12) Placing Key Concepts at the End of a Sentence; (13) Beware of Overusing Abstract Nouns; and (14) Can I Use the First Person (I)? Part V: At a Glance, contains: (15) How to Improve your Writing Style a Checklist; (16) Useful Phrases for Essay Writing; and (17) Index. This book also contains Acknowledgements and Introduction.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
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