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Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1224


Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publ... View more info

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The Academic Essay: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Edit 2E Revised

By: Derek Soles

Price: $33.95

Publisher: UK, Studymates: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 000629


This book is a step-by-step guide to all the stages of writing an academic essay. The first part deals with gathering, evaluating and organising information; the second how to write effective introductions and concluding paragraphs, and the final section how to revise and edit your work. Full of practical tips and advice gleaned from years of experience as a tutor on the receiving end of essays, this is essential reading for every student in full- or part-time education ... View more info

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Senior Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1223


Senior Text Types: A Writing Guide for Students has been fully revised to provide a ready reference tool for students, teachers and parents to assist in the production of over 30 different types of written texts. Each text type is presented in a double page format, with one page analysing the structure of the genre and the second page presenting an example of the text. This presentation provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skill... View more info

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Thinking on the Page: A College Student's Guide to Effective Writing

By: Martha Schulman and Gwen Hyman

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002139


Take Charge of Your Writing--and Dazzle Your Instructors! It can be a challenge to achieve writing excellence, but it doesn't have to be mysterious, and it's definitely not impossible. To present powerful ideas effectively in your college essays, you need to break away from rigid rules and structures and start thinking on the page. With this book, you'll learn how to actively engage with a text, analyze it, draw informed conclusions, and then make solid claims about what... View more info

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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies

By: Martin Cohen

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, For Dummies: 2015

Seller ID: A1237


Turbocharge your reasoning with Critical Thinking. Just what are the ingredients of a great argument? What is the secret to communicating your ideas clearly and persuasively? And how do you see through sloppy thinking and flim-flam? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, then this book is for you! These days, strong critical thinking skills provide a vital foundation for academic success, and Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies offers a clear and unint... View more info

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Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar Dictionary

By: Oxford

Price: $27.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 002752


With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, the book is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, in exams, and at home. This divides into three sections - Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar. The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights, using analysis from the Oxford C... View more info