This lively and stimulating book offers an enlightening new approach to effective study. Without minimising the importance of good organisation and hard work, the author stresses throughout that study must and can be fun.
Delivered with characteristic humour and wisdom, Richard Palmer updates and reinvigorates a classic, best-selling book with new sections on computers and the internet, as well as chapters covering important areas such as:
- memory and review
- essay planning and writing
- time management
- using resources
- exam techniques and preparation.
This is an inspiring, essential read for all students studying for A Levels and undergraduate degrees who want to find the key to achieving success both in coursework and exams.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started and Keeping Going 2. A Standard Approach to Organisation 3. Alternative Forms of Writing 4. Style 5. Editing 6. Collaborative Writing 7. Writing for Publication
Richard Palmer is Head of English at Bedford School, an A Level examiner and an HMC-Ofsted Inspector. Author of Write in Style, 2nd edition and The Good Grammar Guide (also published by Routledge), he writes regularly for a number of journals and has recently worked as a Study Skills Consultant for several secondary and tertiary academic institutions and for NatWest Bank. For many years he was a Tutor and Consellor for the Open University.