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Write it right : the secrets of effective writing

Author: John Peck; Martin Coyle
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Palgrave study skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Write It Right covers everyday tasks and academic writing, offering user-friendly advice on how students can make the most of simple, practical methods for tackling essays and longer pieces of work. Divided into ten sections, this guide can be used either as a course book or for individual use. Each section is informed by one or more essential ideas about how to write well"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Peck; Martin Coyle
ISBN: 9780230373846 0230373844
OCLC Number: 796933180
Description: xiv, 202 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The logic of effective writing --
Applying for a course, applying for a job --
Writing correct and convincing sentences --
Punctuating a sentence : commas, colons and semicolons --
Avoidable errors --
Tricks of the writer's trade --
Essay writing : structure --
Essay writing : paragraph control --
Make every essay an effective essay --
Taking stock.
Series Title: Palgrave study skills.
Responsibility: John Peck, Martin Coyle.
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Shows students how to make their writing effective and grammatically correct. Organised into mini units and easy to read, it deals with everyday tasks and problems. This second edition adds further  Read more...

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