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How to Get Your Essay Writing Started

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To get your essay writing started, you should analyse the question and check the marking criteria. Analysing the Question The key to analysing the question is identifying the process, topic and limits. identifying the process – look for the process word in the essay title, question or topic...
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Academic Writing Style (Part II): Structured and Impersonal

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Structure Your Writing You should see to it that you structure your writing carefully. This includes: – Making sure that you write in complete sentences. – Write in sufficient paragraphs; not too long and not too short. Writing paragraphs entails starting with a topic sentence (in this case,...
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How to Write a Report: Structuring – Procedure to Glossary

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Procedure (sometimes included) – Demonstrate how you carried out your research, how you gathered information. Materials and Methods (included if applicable) – This is similar to procedure but is more appropriate to scientific or engineering report writing. Here are some tips derived from the book “Scientists Must Write” by Robert Barrass...
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How to Write Essays: Writing the Introduction

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After you have finalised the discussion and the conclusion, you may now write the introduction. As mentioned in earlier posts, you write the discussion and conclusion first before the introduction because the first two are more important than the first. Also, they are more difficult to write. Contents...
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How to Write Essays: Writing the Conclusion

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After moulding your research notes into the outline rough draft of your essay, you will now refine it and add some more essential parts. On the previous step, you have already formulated your conclusion and thesis. Now, the first step is to write the final form of these...
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How to Write Essays: Writing the Discussion

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After moulding your research notes into the outline rough draft of your essay and deriving your conclusion and thesis based on such outline, you will now refine what you have written. Discussion First Yes, the first part of the essay is the introduction. However, as mentioned in previous...
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A Guide to Writing the Extended Essay

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Overview An extended essay in history (including Islamic history) provides students with an opportunity to undertake in-depth research in an area of history of genuine interest to them. The outcome of the research should be a coherent and structured essay that effectively addresses a particular issue expressed as...
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