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Proofread Your Essay

Proofread Your Essay

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February 2022 | 124 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Want a quick way to boost your grades and confidence? Learn practical techniques and strategies for proofreading your essays that you can apply straight away.

This book will help you to:
·       Quickly identify errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation
·       Check you are meeting assignment requirements
·       Write clearly and succinctly
·       Incorporate criticality into your writing.

Super Quick Skills provides the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.

  1. Learn core skills quickly
  2. Apply them right away and see results
  3. Succeed in your studies and in life

Super Quick Skills gives you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.

Chapter 1. Why do I need to proofread my essay?
Chapter 2. What is the best time and place to proofread my writing?
Chapter 3. How can I proofread for clarity in my writing?
Chapter 4. Should I avoid certain words or phrases when writing essays?
Chapter 5. How can I check my spelling, punctuation and grammar?
Chapter 6. How can I ensure my writing content is appropriate?
Chapter 7. How can I add criticality into my essay writing?
Chapter 8. What should I look out for when proofreading for formatting issues?
Chapter 9. Where can I get help or support?


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Did not find enough depth to engage the students, a more generalised academic skills book has been adopted instead

Mrs Julie Sillence
Higher Education, North Lindsey College
May 3, 2024

Useful information and ideas, easy to read and follow

Mrs Carole Tatham
Curriculum, Burnley College
January 31, 2023

An excellent resource for first year students.

Dr Michael Klingenberg
Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University
July 15, 2022

Louise Connolly

Louise Connolly is a Senior Lecturer in Initial Primary Teacher Education at Bishop Grosseteste University where she is a cohort leader. She also teaches across a range of different trainee teacher modules and leads an academic research module. Prior to joining the university, Louise was a teacher in primary schools for nearly 20 years. Throughout her time in school, she carried out a number of roles such as Phase Leader, English Lead and was also a Special Educational Needs Coordinator for 15 years. She later became a Head Teacher of a large primary school in a deprived area in Nottinghamshire and was also the Safeguarding Lead and... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781529792621