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The Mature Student's Guide to Writing (3rd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 344
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Macmillan Study Skills

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04 September 2012

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Through its use of conversational and supportive tones, this popular guide puts readers at ease, assisting the transition to academic study. With clear explanations, summaries and exercises, it is an invaluable companion for...

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Through its use of conversational and supportive tones, this popular guide puts readers at ease, assisting the transition to academic study. With clear explanations, summaries and exercises, it is an invaluable companion for the mature student. This third edition has much new content including a new chapter on writing a dissertation proposal.

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The third edition of this popular guide contains a new chapter on writing a proposal for an undergraduate dissertation and updated chapters on referencing, essay writing and oral presentations
Uses simple, lucid language and is written in a cheerful, supportive tone
Understands and reflects the needs of adult learners from all disciplines
Is designed so the reader can dip in and out of sections

Acknowledgements
Who is This Book For?
How to Use This Book
If You Think You May Be Dyslexic...
PART I: THE BIG PICTURE
Taking Notes
Writing an Essay
Quoting and Referencing
PART II: WRITING FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES
Style
Summaries
Letters and Emails
Creative Writing
Reports
Articles
Oral Presentations
Exam Essays
The Proposal For Your Undergraduate Dissertation
PART III: THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF GOOD WRITING
Verbs and Other Parts of Speech
Writing Clear Sentences
Punctuation
Getting Conversation on Paper
PART IV: MOVING ON
Your CV
Letters and Statements for Job Applications
Appendix 1: Spelling Strategies
Appendix 2: Common Confusions
Answers
Bibliography
Index.
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JEAN ROSE specialises in teaching mature students. She is an associate lecturer with The Open University, UK, and a freelance writer. She also contributes occasional columns on writing skills to various magazines. At Exeter University, she wrote her PhD thesis on the poet Geoffrey Hill and won the university's poetry prize.

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JEAN ROSE specialises in teaching mature students. She is an associate lecturer with The Open University, UK, and a freelance writer. She also contributes occasional columns on writing skills to various magazines. At Exeter University, she wrote her PhD thesis on the poet Geoffrey Hill and won the university's poetry prize.

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