Student Beth Lewis explains how she re-reads all her course notes, this helps her to adjusts and add to her research.
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Start writing essays
0:59An introduction to this album.
Researching an essay
5:42Open University tutors Tim Baugh and Lesley Hoose discuss essay titles, research and schedules with OU student Beth Lewis.
Early stages of essay writing
3:01John Humphrys stresses how important it is to know your subject and know your position in the argument.
What is good writing?
2:54There is a fine line between good and pretentious writing, John Pilger knows that getting your grammar right is essential.
Getting the tone right
1:12Professor Richard Dawkins describes his tone as simple as possible but not simpler. Don’t spell out every tiny detail.
2:52Baroness Helena Kennedy’s cure for writers block is to go to the meat of the argument, then come back to the start later.
A student's approach to planning
3:07Student Beth Lewis explains how she re-reads all her course notes, this helps her to adjusts and add to her research.
Different approaches to research
4:30Brian Waldens approach is to research a variety of different points, if it is boring then he picks away at it until the process of elimination is complete.
Writing your introduction
2:29Using a subtle but powerful approach when writing an introduction will grab the reader’s attention.
The main body of the essay
3:57It is important to write with the mindset that the reader is intelligent but misinformed.