The Student Phrase Book by Jeanne GodfreyThis concise phrase book is an essential tool for all students who want to communicate their ideas, arguments and evaluations clearly and precisely. Featuring over a thousand words common to most academic disciplines, it will help students to expand their vocabulary, understand how these words are used and spot mistakes in their own academic writing. Chapters present the words in full sentences, enabling users to see exactly how they are used, and also include additional information on context, connotation and collocations.This is an ideal reference guide for students of all disciplines and levels who are required to complete written assignments as part of their course. It is also a valuable resource for students looking to fine tune their vocabulary for job searches, interviews and writing for professional purposes.
Report Writing by Michelle ReidPractical and concise, this is a student's essential guide to writing effective reports. It shows students how to tailor report structures and conventions to different audiences and purposes and how to manage changes in format and requirements, so that they have the tools to write reports with confidence. Real-life examples from a wide range of student reports demonstrate features of good report writing, and a comprehensive checklist keeps students on track. This is an invaluable resource for all students who are required to write reports as part of their degree course.
Publication Date: 2012
The Business Student's Phrase Book by Jeanne GodfreyThis compact phrase book of key business terminology is an invaluable resource for students who want to communicate their ideas, arguments and analyses with greater clarity and precision. Divided into 30 bite-size sections, users can quickly and easily find the topic they need when preparing and writing essays, reports and case studies. Each section contains three parts: words in action, taken from real academic writing; information to help you readers use these words correctly; and 'nearly but not quite right' examples from real students' work. This is an essential companion for students studying both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business and management, and is suitable for use at any stage of their studies. It is also ideal for those studying related disciplines, including business management, administration, HR, finance, systems analysis, project management, business law and corporate governance.
Publication Date: 2017
Essentials of Essay Writing by Jamie Q. Roberts; Robert BuchThis engaging text shows students what markers look for in their work and helps them to develop the skills they need to produce a first-class essay. It focuses on all the core elements of effective essay writing, including devising a question, critical thinking, engaging with the literature and structuring an essay. Chapters include clear and concise guidance on meeting marking criteria, illustrated with real students' essays from a range of disciplines, and activities which encourage students to put their new skills into practice. This is an essential resource for all university students for whom essays and coursework form part of their assessment. It is also ideal for further education students and those preparing for university-level study.
Publication Date: 2017
Writing for University by Jeanne Godfrey (Editor)This indispensable guide shows students what successful academic writing involves and gives them the tools they will need to write successfully themselves. It separates fact from fiction and takes students through the five essential elements of academic writing: writing critically, using sources, developing your own voice, having a clear structure and style and editing drafts. This book is an essential resource for students making the transition to university-level study and a valuable reference point for all students doing academic study in English. It is suitable for students of all disciplines, from education and business through to social work and psychology.New to this Edition:- Updated and revised throughout, with new essay extracts and examples, including a new social science example- New guidance on report assignments
Publication Date: 2016
The Study Skills Handbook by Stella CottrellThis is the ultimate guide to study skills, written by million copy bestselling author Stella Cottrell. Her tried and tested approach, based on over 20 years' experience of working with students, has helped over a million students to achieve their potential. When it comes to studying, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This engaging and accessible guide shows students how to tailor their learning to their individual needs in order to boost their grades, build their confidence and increase their employability. Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed. This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students. It prepares students for what to expect before, during and after their studies at university. New to this Edition: - Additional material on writing skills, including proofreading, editing and writing for different assignments - New chapters on managing stress and student wellbeing at university, learning in diverse and international contexts and writing essays - More emphasis on reflective learning - Extended guidance on how to balance study with work - More use of visuals to summarise key learning points
Publication Date: 2019-03-18
Planning Your Essay by Janet GodwinEssay writing at university is an essential skill but for many students, is an area where they lack confidence. This handy guide takes students through the complete process from what to do before they begin, to using feedback constructively for their next essay. Clearly and well-presented, it includes lively illustrations.
Publication Date: 2009
How to Write for University (eBook Available) by Kathleen McMillan; Jonathan WeyersUndertaking a writing project for assessment can be a challenging prospect for students of all disciplines and especially those new to academic writing in higher education. The unique 12-step approach in this book leads students through the different stages that apply to any form of academic writing - gathering relevant information, processing that information through effective planning, creating the text and developing writing for future assignments including exam writing. The authors follow their tried-and-tested Smarter Student series approach to deliver timely, practical, hands-on guidance based on real-life experience from teaching and assessing students' writing. How to write for university - academic writing for success is an invaluable tutorial and reference for any student approaching university writing assignments.
Publication Date: 2013
Essay Writing by MunLing ShieldsEssay Writing is a student guide with a mission: to enable students to write better essays and get the grades they deserve by demystifying the essay-writing process. MunLing Shields places essay writing within the larger university experience for students. In a clear and easy to understand way the author guides the reader through the process of writing successful university essays by looking at essay writing in the context of academic communication, academic culture and different learning styles and approaches. This book: Helps students study more independently and learn more meaningfully to write better essays Offers invaluable insights into the way tutors see essays Explains why essays are set, and how to understand the rationale behind them Demonstrates how best to approach answering the question. This highly accessible book offers practical, in-depth guidance on each of the stages of the essay writing process - planning, drafting and editing - and relates them to the important sub-skills of information-gathering, reading academic texts, how to get the most out of lectures, referencing and citations, and fluency and appropriateness of style and language. ′An excellent guide for students new to writing essays at university′ - David Ellicott, Senior Lecturer in Youth Justice and Youth Studies, Nottingham Trent University SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!