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The 'Focus on' series is back with revised and updated materials to help you succeed in your studies.
8 pages. Essay writing is a process and a product. You need to focus on the process in order to achieve a high quality product.
8 pages. Preparation is the key to success in your exams.
8 pages. Become a successful group worker.
2 pages. Develop your listening skills
4 pages. There are no rules for making notes. However, during your course you will spend a great deal of time and effort taking notes. Why are you taking notes? How do you select what to note and how can you make your note taking more effective?
7 pages. Don’t be put off by difficult text, learn how to deal with it.
4 pages. A report is the writeup of an investigation.
4 pages. Most people find it necessary to pace themselves through the semester, to make sure that nothing important gets forgotten or rushed.
8 pages. You may be asked to give presentations in a variety ofsituations. Make detailed preparation, starting in good time.
8 pages. Colons, full stops and sentence construction are all covered in this Focus On guide.