How to Write Essays by Don Shiach


How to Write Essays by Don Shiach

The skill of good essay writing is essential if you are to achieve the kind of grades you want in the courses you are studying. This is true whether you are studying at GCSE, AS or A levels at school or college, or trying to gain a degree at university. The advice and practical guidance you receive in this book will enable you to improve your grade assessments by putting into practice some simple, but invaluable principles of essay writing. These approaches will work for you whether you are facing assessment in timed exam conditions or being judged by coursework assignments. This book will take you step by step from your opening to your closing paragraph, so that you focus your thoughts on answering the assignment appropriately and relevantly. It also contains ten sample essays and useful chapters on grammar, accuracy and spelling.


'The advice and practical guidance readers receive in this book will enable them to improve their grade assessments.'

About the Author

Don Shiach has 40 years experience as an educator, having taught at secondary and university levels and been involved in marking A level examination papers. He knows very well how students at all levels badly need clear guidance about how to put their ideas down on paper in the form of an essay and has at times specialised in helping them to acquire those skills. Don is also the author of over 30 educational textbooks on English and Drama aimed at students studying GCSE and AS/A levels.

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163 pages


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Publication date

14th February 2007



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