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By Stephen Bailey

ISBN-10: 0415384206

ISBN-13: 9780415384209

Excellent for abroad scholars learning at English-medium faculties and universities, this sensible writing path permits overseas scholars to satisfy the necessary common of writing and use a suitable variety for essays, checks and dissertations. Newly revised and up-to-date to incorporate additional routines and fabric prompt by means of lecturers and scholars, educational Writing explains and demonstrates the entire key writing talents and is perfect to be used within the lecture room or for self sustaining learn. priceless at each level of a tutorial profession and past, this necessary booklet beneficial properties: assorted types and codecs from CVs and letters to formal essays a spotlight on accuracy insurance of all phases of writing, from realizing titles to checking your paintings crucial educational writing abilities comparable to right referencing, summarising and paraphrasing diagrams and perform routines, whole with solutions.

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Owen (1998) also notes that the female subculture is based on personal relationships with other women inmates. Others, however, believe that the subculture in women’s prisons is undergoing a gradual shift that more closely resembles that of male prisons. Fox (1982) states, for example, that the cooperative caring prison community that has embodied characterizations of female prisons has evolved into a more dangerous and competitive climate. a) How many writers are mentioned? b) What is the function of the words in italics?

5. This essay attempts to evaluate . . Using the second set of notes, write the next paragraph of the essay. Advantages Prisons offer society three apparent benefits Provide punishment by deprivation of freedom Offenders are segregated so cannot re-offend Possibility of reform through training programmes 1. 2. 3. 4. 8. Using the next set of notes, write the third paragraph. 12 Organising Paragraphs 47 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 15 Conclusions 9. Write a concluding paragraph, summarising the previous points and using your own ideas, to answer the title given.

C) The average student in Britain now leaves university with debts of £15,000. d) University education may help students from poorer families to move into a higher social position. e) Modern economies are based on knowledge. Therefore, every country needs to educate its workforce as highly as possible to compete with other economies. f) Because increasing numbers of young people are gaining a first degree, their degrees are worth less. It is now necessary to have a second degree to compete in the labour market.

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