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The Essential Guide to Building Your Argument

The Essential Guide to Building Your Argument

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April 2023 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Struggling to know why arguments are important at university? Unsure about what an argument is, how they work, or how to produce one? Then you have come to the right place! Covering both written and verbal arguments, this practical guide will demystify academic conventions. It will show you what an argument is and how it works, providing you with a framework for producing great arguments of your own.

Student Success is a series of essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to boosting your employability and managing your wellbeing, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. 
Chapter 1: Why Are You Here?
Chapter 2: Types Of Argument
Chapter 3: Theoretical Standpoints
Chapter 4: Reading For Argument
Chapter 5: Counterarguments
Chapter 6: Structuring Arguments
Chapter 7: Writing An Argument
Chapter 8: Arguing In Class
Chapter 9: Making The Argument Your Own


Dave Rush

David Rush is Student Development Manager at Skills for Success at University of Essex, with a particular interest in teaching writing, critical thinking and reading skills More About Author

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