How To Write Essays

How To Write Essays

by Kate Scott
Publication Date: 23/07/2019

Haven't written an essay in years? Worried you can't write a coherent essay? Unsure what an essay needs to achieve?

You're not alone!

Writing an essay is a skill that many students struggle to learn. Knowing how to begin, what to include and what to leave out, how to reference and write in a fluent, engaging yet academic style takes time, practice and commitment.

And if you're a mature student who hasn't written an essay for years, maybe decades, then essay writing can be daunting indeed.

This book will help you.

Written by a former Open University student, who was as concerned about her essay-writing ability as you, this guide will help you to write essays that will be just what your tutor wants.

In How To Write Essays: A Guide for Mature Students Who Have Forgotten How, you will discover how to:

  • structure your essays

  • take efficient and effective notes

  • include essential elements

  • reference and cite correctly

  • format your essays appropriately

Learn what tutors are looking for and how to write essays that demonstrate your learning and research skills, and achieve good grades.

Take the guesswork out of your coursework. Download How to Write Essays: A Guide for the Mature Student Who Has Forgotten How today!

Also available: Distance Learning and Mature Students: A Guide to Studying with The Open University

Study & learning skills: general
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Blue Laurel Press
Kate Scott

Kate Scott was born in London of American parents. She has lived in Hong Kong, Paris, Scotland and two tiny villages in France, but now lives in Dorset with her husband and two children. Kate's poems have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and her short fiction on Radio 4 Extra.

Her first published children's novel was Boy in Tights which developed into the three-book series, Spies in Disguise. Kate leads poetry workshops for children in conjunction with Tor Theatre and runs creative writing sessions with bookshops and schools across the UK.

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