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Published: 27 April 2017

288 Pages | 1 figure; 4 tables

ISBN: 9780199020294

Bookseller Code (06)

Essay Do's and Don'ts

A Practical Guide to Essay Writing

Second Edition

Lucia Engkent and Garry Engkent

  • Concise, practical, essential advice. Essay Do's and Don'ts is a useful quick-reference guide to essay writing. Focused on the challenges students face in their writing, the text provides succinct explanations of common problem areas in writing, paired with a wealth of examples and straightforward solutions.
  • Annotated essays and sample material. Full-length annotated "do" and "don't" essay models provide students with solid examples of effective and ineffective essay writing. Examples of ideal and problematic writing are included throughout to demonstrate the ways students can easily improve their writing.
  • Mini-reader. Essay Do's and Don'ts contains a collection of six unabridged readings (non-fiction and fiction), each followed by a set of discussion and writing topics to help students hone their critical reading and writing skills.
  • Up-to-date MLA and APA style. The documentation chapter has been updated and expanded to include the latest in MLA and APA documentation styles and sample student research essays demonstrating both styles. Note: MLA style has been updated to the new 2016 version.
  • Canadian authors. Crafted for Canadian students by academics experienced in teaching essay writing, Essay Do's and Don'ts provides detailed yet accessible coverage of how to write effective essays.

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