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Get Great Marks for Your Essays, Reports, and Presentations - John Germov

Get Great Marks for Your Essays, Reports, and Presentations

Paperback Published: 1st February 2011
ISBN: 9781741754520
Number Of Pages: 192

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Not sure how to begin writing? Four assignments and only four weeks to go before the deadline? Then this book is for you.

Find out the rules of the essay-writing game: how to muckrake for information, write drafts, handle references, and do analysis. Discover where you win and lose marks. Learn how to take the right short cuts and make the most of your time.

Get Great Marks for Your Essays, Reports, and Presentations tells you all you need to know to write successful essays and reports, and create attention-grabbing presentations in the social sciences and humanities.

This third edition is fully revised in response to readers' suggestions and includes extensive coverage of online resources, tips for getting the best from your computer tools, and guidance on how to pitch to your audience.

'This guide is great. I had a lot of trouble passing my essays. After reading this book I found I wasn't alone. This book has helped me to understand how to improve my writing. It's easy to read and it's pretty cool too!' - Student comment

Preface to the third edition

Introduction: What this book can do for you

1. First things first: Being an academic detective

2. The rules of the essay writing game

3. We need a plan

4. The art of analysis

5. Finding what you need

6. Untangling the web: Beyond Google and Wikipedia

7. Making sense of it all: Effective reading and note taking

8. Doing essay drafts

9. Easy marks: The unwritten rules of academic writing

10. Write it right: Handling the nitty-gritty

11. Writing reports and abstracts

12. Book and article reviews

13. The essay exam

14. Writing and delivering stress-free presentations

15. Referencing demystified

16. The end or just the beginning?

Appendix: Glossary of Latin phrases and abbreviations


ISBN: 9781741754520
ISBN-10: 1741754526
Audience: Adult Education
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st February 2011
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition

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