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Seeking help with feedback

Feedback on assignments is one of the points where you get personal attention on the work you produce. This is because many university classes are very large and you won’t …

Seminar about structure

Do the students in this video raise similar points that you have thought about? Do you agree with what they are saying? How would you answer the questions the lecturer …

Undergraduate views on structure

Given what you have heard, is there anything you could do to help yourself prepare for the transition to a university-style essay?

Introduction

This week is best suited to students who have already applied to university (e.g. you are in Y13 or Level 3 Y2). If you have not yet applied to university, …

Tell us what you think

Well done on completing Week 3 of the Preparing for University course. Please click the following link to evaluate this weeks’ content – it should take no more than 3 …

Top tips from this week

Top tips from this week. Producing a piece of structured writing reflects a structure to your ideas and your arguments. It demonstrates a structure and a flow to your thoughts …

Summary of the lesson on structure

This week has all been about developing a structure to your thoughts and to your writing. The seminar with sixth form students highlighted the difference between essays in a pre-university …

Paragraph examples

Below are a series of poorly constructed paragraphs and possible solutions. Put yourself in the place of a teacher. Criticise the structure of each paragraph and suggest how it might …

What is persuasive writing?

We all write differently according to the purpose of our writing. If compiling a shopping list, for example, you have nobody but yourself to persuade that you need bananas; just …

Tell us what you think

Well done on completing Week 6 of the Preparing for University course. Please click the following link to evaluate this weeks’ content – it should take no more than 3 …

Tell us what you think

Well done on completing Week 6 of the Preparing for University course. Please click the following link to evaluate this weeks’ content – it should take no more than 3 …