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Writing Essays in Exams – Similar But Not the Same

Writing Essays in Exams – Similar But Not the Same

Chapter objectives

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Having read this chapter you will:

  • understand the difference between an exam essay and one set as coursework
  • know how to prepare for exam essays
  • know how to write under exam conditions.

You have now read much about how to plan and write an essay, what to watch out for and how to create a piece that will earn you best marks. And all along, how to make sure you do not risk plagiarism. Let us now turn our attention to something you will most likely come across sooner or later in your academic career. Something that confuses a lot of students, and frightens them because of the ...

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