<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> A quick guide to essay writing

How to look clever without even trying - Part 2

or, a quick guide to essay writing

Are you happy with your essay writing style? Could you improve your coursework marks?

Check out these quick tips for essay writing from Cambridge University's English department.

Remember that teachers’ expectations vary as to what constitutes a good essay and how it should be presented – these are our guidelines, but if in doubt, ask your teacher’s advice!

Looking at your style >>
Identifying problems with your style >>
How can other people's writing help you?>>
Argument >>
Structure >>
Quotations >>
Revising your essay >>
Secondary reading >>
Plagiarism >>
Basic spelling rules >>
A few quick don'ts! >>

Based on an original resource by Dr Susan Manning, formerly of Newnham College, Cambridge