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Where's Your Argument? (Pocket Study Skills #20) (Paperback)

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From first steps to final submission, this accessible guide takes students through each stage of the assignment-writing process and equips them with the skills they need to construct and develop convincing academic arguments.

Concise and compact, it offers practical advice on forming ideas, structuring arguments and finding your academic voice. The authors, both of whom are experienced in working directly with students, also provide valuable guidance on a number of important subtleties in academic writing, including expressing reservations or enthusiasm in academic writing and using evidence to convey different viewpoints.

The second edition contains new material on synthesizing ideas from different sources, as well as more varied examples of what 'finding your academic voice means' in the context of different assignments, including blogs and observations.

Applicable to different types of assignment, this is an essential resource for all undergraduates and postgraduates who are looking to communicate their arguments effectively and improve the quality of their academic writing.

About the Author


Michael Shoolbred was a lecturer and then academic skills advisor, working with students from foundation to doctoral level for 20 years.Helen Cooper has worked as an academic writing advisor and was Head of Learning Enhancement at the University of Birmingham, UK. She is now a full-time novelist.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781350932623
ISBN-10: 1350932620
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: August 25th, 2022
Pages: 136
Language: English
Series: Pocket Study Skills