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Published: 27 October 2011

352 Pages | 14 illustrations


ISBN: 9780195576054

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Essential Academic Skills 2e

Essential Academic Skills 2e

Second Edition

Kathy Turner, Brenda Krenus, Lynette Ireland, and Leigh Pointon

  • A step-by-step approach to the core skills of finding sources, reading, writing, listening, speaking and researching within a university context.
  • Complete instructions on how to avoid plagiarism, and enhance the use of sources, through paraphrasing, quotation, summary, in-text citations and reference lists.
  • Comprehensive coverage of the essential assessment skills needed for success at university - academic essays, reports, case studies, reflective essays, presentations, group work, examinations, and primary research.
  • Academic language support relevant to all university study and specific for each skill.
  • Appropriate academic examples provided for each step in the skill learning process.
  • Useful in-book and online activities for students help deepen their learning.

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