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The Basics of Essay Writing by Nigel Warburton


The Basics of Essay Writing by Nigel Warburton

Nigel Warburton, bestselling author and experienced lecturer, provides all the guidance and advice you need to dramatically improve your essay-writing skills. The book opens with a discussion of why it is so important to write a good essay, and proceeds through a step-by-step exploration of exactly what you should consider to improve your essays and marks. You will find help on how to: focus on answering the question asked research and plan your essay build and sustain an argument improve your writing style and tone. The Basics of Essay Writing is packed full of good advice and practical exercises. Students of all ages and in every subject area will find it an easy-to-use and indispensable aid to their studies.


'I'll be tackling my next essay with Nigel Warburton's The Basics of Essay Writing in one hand and a pen in the other.' - Higher Education Academy Network, UK'

About the Author

Nigel Warburton is Senior Lecturer at The Open University and a bestselling author. His other books include Thinking from A to Z, third edition, Philosophy: The Basics, fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics, third edition, Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide and The Art Question and Freedom, all published by Routledge.

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Publication date

27th June 2007


Nigel Warburton

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Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd


128 pages


Writing & editing guides
Study & learning skills: general



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