Title Practical Essay Writing
Author Kristine Brown
ISBN 9789387925038
List price Rs 295.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 112
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Pascal Educational Services
Published in India by Viva Books Private Limited
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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This book aims to improve students’ essay writing and give practical help with essay questions. It breaks essay writing down into five steps to follow, and provides a range of questions to help students structure and write their own essays.

In this book you will find:

  • Five comprehensive steps to follow for writing an essay
  • Background information and tasks for each step
  • Practice essay questions with stimulus material
  • Sample essays
  • A detailed answer section


Acknowledgements • Before you start

Step 1: UNDERSTAND ABOUT ESSAYS • What exactly is an essay? • Why do we write essays? • How is an essay different from everyday speech and other written texts? • Are all essays the same? • What is the basic essay structure?

Step 2: PREPARE FOR WRITING • Understanding the essay question • Warming up the brain cells • Doing the research • Organising your ideas • Doing a detailed plan

Step 3: MAKE A FIRST DRAFT • Drafting the Introduction • Drafting the Body Paragraphs • Drafting the Conclusion • Including other people’s ideas • Making your essay ‘hang together’

Step 4: REVISE AND POLISH • Writing grammatical sentences • Using the right kind of language • Referencing your work • Using good spelling strategies • Getting the punctuation right

Step 5: DO A FINAL CHECK • A checklist for revising and editing your essay

Extras: Model essay: summary of structure and language features • Stimulus material for Key Essay Questions • Sample essays on the Key Essay Questions • Ideas for practice essays


About the Author:

Kristine Brown is a practising teacher. She has also published successful books on writing and language skills.

Target Audience:

Students and academicians of English Writing.


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