Are you struggling to meet your coursework deadlines? Finding it hard to get to grips with your essay topics? Does your writing sometimes lack structure and style? Would you like to improve your grades? This text covers everything a student needs to know about writing essays and papers in the humanities and social sciences. Starting from the common difficulties students face, it gives practical examples of all the stages [...]
Taking a developmental approach to improving writing skills, Writing Better English helps you increase your levels of proficiency in both grammar and vocabulary. Before tackling sentence structures, the book helps you reinforce those grammar elements you may have trouble with, like verb tenses and pronouns. You’ll then expand your written communication abilities through comprehensive explanations, skill-building exercises, and practical [...]
Essay writing need not be daunting. Taking the reader step-by-step through the entire process, from the initial organization of ideas to the final stages of proofreading, Write Better Essays in Just 20 Minutes a Day covers all the essentials: how to understand essay questions, create a strong thesis, develop a captivating introduction, support ideas, and revise the work. Included are plenty of sample essays, strategies for planning and [...]
SparkChartsTM—created by Harvard students for students everywhere—serve as study companions and reference tools that cover a wide range of college and graduate school subjects.
This four-page chart includes:
Punctuation uses Help with composing sentences, paragraphs, and essays Guidelines on style A list of commonly confused words and phrases, with examples A table of irregular verbs A list of commonly misspelled words