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How to Use your Reading in your Essays (Palgrave Study Skills) [Paperback]

Jeanne Godfrey
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Table of Contents

Acknowlegements
Introduction
PART I: READING/USING YOUR READING
How Do you Decide what to Read?
How Do you Understand and Question what you Read?
What Should you Write Down?
Why and How Should you Quote?
Why and How Should you use your Own Words?
Why and How Should you Summarise?
Putting It All Together in your Essay
PART II: WORDS AND PHRASES TO USE
Introduction: Why and How to Build your Vocabulary
Introducing your Topic, Aims and Ideas
Verbs for Introducing and Discussing your Reading
Describing Cause and Effect, Change and Data
Comparing the Views of Different Authors
Evaluating and Discussing your Reading
Informal Words and Phrases not to Use
PART III: CHECKING YOUR WORK FOR MISTAKES
Introduction:why and how to Check for Mistakes
Ten Common Grammatical Mistakes
Mistakes with in-essay References
Being too General or Unclear
Missing Words and Extra Words
APPENDICIES
Glossary and Definitions of Key Terms
Dictionary Entry and Explanation of Abbreviations
List of Commonly Confused Words
Overview of Common Referencing Styles
Complete Business Ethics Essay
Exercises for Further Practice
Answers to Practice Exercises
INDEX

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