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WRITING GUIDES
STUDY SKILLS GUIDES
1.01 How to write an essay 2.02 Reading techniques
1.02 How to write a report 2.03 Research skills
1.03 How to write a dissertation 2.04 Critical analysis skills
1.04 How to write a literature review 2.05 Critical reading
1.05 How to write a questionnaire 2.06 Critical thinking
1.06 How to write a formal letter 2.07 Developing skills of reflection
1.07 How to write a research proposal 2.08 Problem solving frameworks
    
1.11 Understanding questions 2.10 Time management
1.12 Using sources and avoiding plagiarism 2.11 Mind maps
1.13 Referencing systems (BCU Log-in required) 2.12 Learning logs
1.14 Writing summaries of source material 2.13 Examination techniques
1.15 Developing an argument 2.14 Listening and notetaking skills
1.16 Situation-Problem-Response-Evaluation (SPRE) essays   
1.17 Using tables and figures
GRAMMAR GUIDES
1.18 Comparing and contrasting 3.03 Talking about the present
1.19 Descriptions and explanations 3.04 Talking about the past
1.20 Academic writing style 3.05 Talking about the future
1.21 Avoiding personal language 3.06 Active/passive verbs
   3.07 Modal auxiliary verbs
1.22 Writing introductions 3.08 "If" structures (conditionals)
1.23 Writing conclusions 3.09 Reporting structures
1.24 Title pages 3.10 Countable and uncountable nouns
1.25 Contents pages 3.11 Articles and determiners
1.26 Acknowledgements 3.12 Prepositions
1.27 Terms of reference 3.13 Singular/plural agreement
1.28 Writing abstracts 3.14 Relative clauses
     
1.29 Writing effective sentences
SPEAKING GUIDES
1.30 Writing paragraphs 5.01 Presentation skills
1.31 Effective punctuation 5.02 Effective meetings
1.32 Spelling             
1.33 Cohesion: linking words and phrases
1.34 Using the correct word type
1.35 Numbers and abbreviations
1.36 Proofreading and editing
1.37 General Presentation


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