Chambers Adult Learners Writing Guide

This book "is a simple and practical guide that helps users to write effectively and successfully.

Author: Ruth Thornton

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited

ISBN: 055010187X

Category: Education

Page: 249

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This book "is a simple and practical guide that helps users to write effectively and successfully. It focuses on language skills and sets out an easy-to-use method that can be applied to any writing task, whether it involves writing a simple note, filling in a form or applying for a job.

Chambers Adult Learner s Guide to Spelling

The two-colour text is clearly and spaciously laid out, and plentiful examples, activities and illustrations reinforce the skills being learned"--Publisher's description.

Author: Anne Betteridge

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN: 0550102248

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 150

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Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Spelling is not about all those turgid 'spelling rules'. Instead, it presents a practical routine that teaches learners strategies to conquer any word they find difficult and learn it for life. This new edition comes in a handy, more accessible format. The two-colour text is clearly and spaciously laid out, and plentiful examples, activities and illustrations reinforce the skills being learned.

Chambers Adult Learners Guide to Numeracy

This book is aimed at adults who lack confidence in their skills when working with numbers.

Author: Geoff Mainwaring

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN: 0550102175

Category: Mathematics

Page: 272

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This new edition of Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Numeracy is aimed at adults who lack confidence in their numeracy skills, now in a new, more accessible format. The book provides users with an understanding of the key concepts and methods, then applies them in real-world situations such as calculating distances or working out interest payments. The two-color text is clearly and spaciously laid out, and plentiful examples, diagrams, and exercises reinforce all the learning points. The book is based around the "Skills for Life" numeracy curriculum created by the Department for Education and Skills.

Successful Study

Aspects of English:writing and grammar The titles listed here offer basic advice
for writing in an academic style. Betteridge, A. (2011) Chambers adult learner's
guide to spelling. London: Chambers Harrap Publishing Ltd. Fairbairn, G. and ...

Author: Christine Ritchie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317912538

Category: Education

Page: 170

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Successful Study is an essential guide for students embarking upon an education related Foundation Degree without previous study experience. The world of study at university can be a daunting and bewildering place for new students unfamiliar with the academic processes such as writing essays and presenting portfolios. This book offers clear and straight-forward explanations of how to prepare for study, how to work at higher education level and how to tackle assignments. Covering all aspects of educational study, and based on the experiences of real education professionals, this new edition has been fully updated to include: Clear links to work-based practices throughout Advice for students with disability Guidance on using e-resources Tips for managing your learning and increasing motivation How to think critically Reflective practice With case studies, tasks and opportunities for reflection, this accessible book has been specifically designed for those on Teaching Assistant, Early Years or related Foundation Degrees and will be an essential resource for those wanting to find the answers to study questions quickly and easily.

Success in Academic Writing

Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Spelling. 2nd edn. London: Hodder
Education. Copus, J. (2009). Brilliant Writing Tips for Students. Basingstoke:
Palgrave Macmillan. Day, T. (2008). Oceans. Revised edition. New York: Facts
On File. Dilts ...

Author: Trevor Day

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137247841

Category: Study Aids

Page: 232

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Helps students to develop confidence, technique and clarity of purpose as a writer in their discipline. Takes the reader through the complete writing process from understanding the task through researching, reading and planning, to drafting and composing, reviewing and finalising their copy with many self-study exercises included throughout.

100 Activities for Teaching Study Skills

The structure, style and content of the information and support network can vary,
depending on your student cohort. ... Thornton, R. (2006) Adult Learners' Writing
Guide: Improve Your Writing Skills, Edinburgh: Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd.

Author: Catherine Dawson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526452221

Category: Education

Page: 376

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100 Activities for Teaching Study Skills is a sourcebook of activities for study skills tutors, teachers and support staff. This practical, user-friendly guide is designed to complement your existing study skills materials, and provide innovative and imaginative ways for you to motivate and engage your students. Activities include: Study preparation and time management Reading, writing and listening Independent study and group-work Dissertations, reports and projects Critical and creative thinking Revision, examinations and tests. All activities contain clear guidance about the purpose, level and type of activity, along with a range of discussion notes that signpost key issues and research insights. Students are encouraged to reflect on and develop their study skills, while connecting them to subject content and the process of learning, so that they become more motivated, enhance their learning and increase their chances of success.

Oxford Guide to Plain English

University, he edited the student newspaper Guild and City Gazette (1973–4) and
co-edited the creative arts magazine ... (Viva Books, 2006), and consultant editor
to the Adult Learners' Writing Guide by Ruth Thornton (Chambers, 2006).

Author: Martin Cutts

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192583079

Category: Reference

Page: 336

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Plain English is the art of writing clearly, concisely, and in a way that precisely communicates your message to your intended audience. This book offers expert advice to help writers of all abilities improve their written English. With 30 chapters, each centred around a practical guideline, its coverage is extensive, including lessons on vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, layout, proofreading, and organization. There are also hundreds of real examples to show how it's done, with handy 'before' and 'after' versions. All this is presented in a straightforward and engaging way. This new edition has been fully revised, reorganized, and updated to make its content even more accessible. There are new chapters discussing customer-service writing and common blunders in the workplace, while other sections have been amended to update examples and provide easier routes through the book. The chapter on sexism, in particular, has been heavily expanded to advise on the use of inclusive language in general. A new appendix has also been added, summarising the history of plain English from Chaucer to the present day.

Adult Learners Guide to Numeracy

The book is based around the 'Skills for Life' numeracy curriculum created by the Department for Education and Skills and its author, Geoff Mainwaring, is a highly experienced teacher and lecturer in numeracy.

Author: Geoff Mainwaring

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited

ISBN: 055010321X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 263

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Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Numeracy is a completely new book aimed at adults who lack confidence in their numeracy skills. The book provides users with an understanding of the key concepts and methods, then applies them in real-world situations such as calculating distances or working out interest payments. The two-colour text is clearly and spaciously laid out, and plentiful examples, diagrams, and exercises reinforce all the learning points. The book is based around the 'Skills for Life' numeracy curriculum created by the Department for Education and Skills and its author, Geoff Mainwaring, is a highly experienced teacher and lecturer in numeracy.

Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession

Memberships : Society of Writers to HM CMS Cameron Mckenna , London
Career : Qualified 1976 ... Past chairman of a charity for adults with learning
difficuladvising the London Borough of Richmond upon resources and project
finance . ties ...

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ISBN: IND:30000078137092

Category: Law firms

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SGI Quarterly

Harlem Renaissance , Chambers's latest young adults ' book , will be released in
fall 1997. ... They desperately seek role models , and whether I like it Veronica
Chambers or not , they look to me to guide them . ... a New York City report
recently classified the city's population as 51 % nonwhite due to record
newcomers — Chambers asks students to write about their personal lives for
each other . Knowing ...

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ISBN: IND:30000071181881

Category: Sōka Gakkai Buddhists

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Peace, culture, and education from a Buddhist perspective.

Resources in Education

Descriptors— * Adult Basic Education , Adult Literacy , Annotated Bibliographies ,
Basic Skills , Child Development ... of multicultural education and experiential
learning ; writing the curriculum ; recruiting participants ; conducting 134 hours of
... The 25 - page report is accompanied by a copy of the marketing plan that
provides a guide to chambers of commerce that wish to replicate the literacy
project .

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ISBN: UOM:39015079872043

Category: Education

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Encyclopedia Buying Guide

Writing Style and Reader Suitability Chambers's claims " literary excellence " as
one of its outstanding features . Indeed , its articles are written in a more scholarly
manner than any of the competing large adult American sets . Only the new ...
Obviously , this sort of style , not to mention the vocabulary , requires
considerable education , intelligence , and sophistication on the part of the
reader . In addition ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015008402938

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Chambers s Encyclopaedia

J . E . T . with adult illiteracy was made until 1944 when the Illinois : A Descriptive
and Historical Guide , Federal Advisory Committee on Education in the Colonies
proWriters ' Project ( 1939 ; rev . ed McClurg , 1947 ) . duced the memorandum ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105008353240

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Children s and Young Adult Literature by Latino Writers

Author: Sherry York

Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated

ISBN: UTEXAS:059173015834517

Category: Education

Page: 184

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An annotated bibliography of books by U.S. Latino writers for children and teens, excluding picture storybooks. Entries include interest levels, subject headings, major awards given, and if the book is included in Accelerated Reader or Reading Counts tests. Brief biographical information about the authors is also given.

Especially for Teachers

Descriptors - Anthologies , College Instruction , * Creative Writing , Elementary
Education , English Curriculum , * English Instruction , Evaluation Criteria ,
Journalism ... ( SJM ) 0220 ED 114 792 Chambers , Susan Readers Write Books :
A How - to - do - it Manual . ... Descriptors— * Adult Learning , Adult Students , *
Course Organization , Higher Education , * Individualized Instruction , Learning
Processes ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112010472477

Category: English language

Page: 175

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Chambers Students Thesaurus

Author: Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited

ISBN: UCSC:32106018837440

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Specifically compiled for students aged 15+, Chambers Students' Thesaurus offers an extensive and up-to-date selection of synonyms, antonyms and related words. In addition, over one hundred entries feature special panels examining the context and tone of the synonyms, and a practical supplement demonstrates many ways to bring life to all kinds of original writing.