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Connect: Writing For Online Audiences (Paperback, 1st Edition): Maritha Pritchard, Karabo Sitto Connect: Writing For Online Audiences (Paperback, 1st Edition)
Maritha Pritchard, Karabo Sitto 1
R367 R323 Discovery Miles 3 230 Save R44 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 work days

Connect: Writing For Online Audiences is a timeous guide for South Africans working in the digital space. It encapsulates the current digital landscape in South Africa, with its constraints and opportunities for reaching audiences via social media platforms, websites, blogs, apps and email. And it is designed to help students as well as industry decision-makers connect with audiences, whether as social media managers, search engine writers, digital analysts, copywriters, content marketing strategists or digital public relations executives.

Primarily, these are all online storytellers and this book aims to assist them in achieving their goals.

The book draws on reputable brands for best-practice examples. It uses South African examples of online campaigns alongside international names to provide a relevant yet globally situated experience for the South African reader. The contributing authors are all well-respected experts in their fields who share their invaluable experience in this book. Connect: Writing for Online Audiences is a must-have on the bookshelf (digital or physical) of every individual reaching out to an online readership.

An Introduction To Scholarship - Building Academic Skills For Tertiary Study (Paperback): Cheryl Siewierski An Introduction To Scholarship - Building Academic Skills For Tertiary Study (Paperback)
Cheryl Siewierski 2
R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Ships in 1 work day

An Introduction To Scholarship offers a practical, skills-based approach to developing the basic academic and critical thinking skills required to succeed in the tertiary environment.

Features:

  • A scenario or case study relevant to the problems discussed in the chapter Margin glosses of difficult or new vocabulary
  • Short explanations of theory and examples, followed by practical, guided activities
  • A range of response and comprehension questions, as well as more challenging, higher order cognitive questions
  • Links to practical activities and assessments on the Learning Zone
  • A final question that encourages students to think critically about what they have covered, and how it integrates with their studies in general
Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age - An Introductory Coursebook (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Andrew Goatly, Preet... Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age - An Introductory Coursebook (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Andrew Goatly, Preet Hiradhar 1
R390 R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Save R21 (5%) Ships in 5 - 10 work days

Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives. Using examples from numerous genres - such as fiction, poetry, advertisements and newspapers - this textbook examines the language choices a writer must make in structuring texts, representing the world and positioning the reader. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age offers guidance on how to read texts critically and how to develop effective writing skills. Extensively updated, key features of the second edition include: a radically revised and repackaged section that highlights the theme of discourses of power and authority and the new possibilities for resisting them; a revamped analysis of the art of communication which has changed due to the advent of new media including Facebook and Wikipedia; fresh examples, exercises and case studies including fan fiction, articles from the BBC, Daily Mail and South China Morning Post, and a selection of international ads for a variety of products; a brand new companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/goatly featuring projects, quizzes and activities for each chapter, a glossary and further reading. Written by two experienced teachers, Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age is an ideal coursebook for students of English language.

Academic Writing: A Handbook For International Students (Paperback, 4th Edition): Academic Writing: A Handbook For International Students (Paperback, 4th Edition)
R235 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R13 (6%) Ships in 5 - 10 work days

Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework. Yet writing good academic English is a demanding task. This new edition of Academic Writing has been fully revised to help students reach this goal. Clearly organised, the course explains the writing process from start to finish. Each stage is demonstrated and practised, from selecting suitable sources, reading, note-making and planning through to re-writing and proofreading.

The book is divided into short sections which contain examples, explanations and exercises for use in the classroom or self-study. Cross-references allow easy access to relevant sections, and a full answer key is included.

Burn After Writing (Pink) (Paperback): Sharon Jones Burn After Writing (Pink) (Paperback)
Sharon Jones
R295 R251 Discovery Miles 2 510 Save R44 (15%) Ships in 1 work day
A Mother's Year - 365 Writing Prompts for Mothers (Paperback): Emma Bastow A Mother's Year - 365 Writing Prompts for Mothers (Paperback)
Emma Bastow
R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

This stylish journal provides 365 daily prompts for mothers to acknowledge their thoughts and feelings, and to record the special moments in every mother's life. Nothing can prepare you for the gift of motherhood, and the busy pace life can take after being handed your bundle of joy. This journal provides the space to slow down and process these thoughts and feelings, and to diarise the moments you'll want to cherish. With writing prompts ranging from serious to whimsical and personal to global, this journal is the perfect celebration of family and the ideal gift for mothers at any and every stage of motherhood. Including thoughtful prompts such as: - What are your dreams for your children? - How resilient are you? - What has surprised you the most about motherhood? - What is the most amusing thing your child has ever said? - Write a letter to your ten-year-old self. - Who do you turn to for support?

The Bluebook - A Uniform System of Citation, 21st Edition (Paperback): "Harvard Law Review", Columbia Law Review, Yale Law... The Bluebook - A Uniform System of Citation, 21st Edition (Paperback)
"Harvard Law Review", Columbia Law Review, Yale Law Review
R1,281 Discovery Miles 12 810 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Good with Words - Speaking and Presenting (Paperback): Patrick Barry Good with Words - Speaking and Presenting (Paperback)
Patrick Barry
R477 Discovery Miles 4 770 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Burn After Writing (Yellow) (Paperback): Sharon Jones Burn After Writing (Yellow) (Paperback)
Sharon Jones
R295 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R45 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
MLA Handbook (Spiral bound, 9th Revised edition): The Modern Language Association of America MLA Handbook (Spiral bound, 9th Revised edition)
The Modern Language Association of America
R827 Discovery Miles 8 270 Ships in 7 - 11 work days

Teaching and learning MLA style is about to get easier. For nearly seventy years, the Modern Language Association has helped student writers choose trustworthy sources and use them to support their own ideas. Now, the authority on writing and research presents the clearest approach to MLA style yet with the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook. The ninth edition works as both a textbook and a reference guide. Focusing on source evaluation, it features a wealth of visual examples and updated advice on punctuation and grammar, footnotes and endnotes, annotated bibliographies, and paper formatting. An all-in-one resource that makes MLA style easier to learn and use, the MLA Handbook includes * Expanded, in-depth guidance on creating works-cited-list entries using the MLA template of core elements that explains what each core element is, where to find it in various sources, and how to style it * A new, easy-to-follow explanation of in-text citations * A new chapter containing recommendations for using inclusive language * A new appendix with hundreds of sample works-cited-list entries by publication format, including books, databases, websites, YouTube videos, interviews, and more * Updated guidelines on avoiding plagiarism Although there are numerous websites, apps, reference works, and cheat sheets that claim to help with MLA style, there's only one truly authoritative resource to help your students on their paths to becoming better writers. The ninth edition of the MLA Handbook is the most comprehensive guide the MLA has ever produced, with an all-inclusive approach to writing, research, documentation, and formatting.

Everyone's an Author - 2021 MLA Update (Paperback, Third Edition): Andrea Lunsford, Michal Brody, Lisa Ede, Beverly Moss,... Everyone's an Author - 2021 MLA Update (Paperback, Third Edition)
Andrea Lunsford, Michal Brody, Lisa Ede, Beverly Moss, Carole Clark Papper, …
R1,166 R1,086 Discovery Miles 10 860 Save R80 (7%) Ships in 10 - 20 work days

Students today are writing more than ever. Everyone's an Author bridges the gap between the writing students already do-online, at home, in their communities-and the writing they'll do in college and beyond. It builds student confidence by showing that they already know how to think rhetorically and offers advice for applying those skills as students, professionals, and citizens. Because students are also reading more than ever, the third edition includes new advice for reading critically, engaging respectfully with others, and distinguishing facts from misinformation. Everyone's an Author, MLA Update Edition features the latest documentation guidelines from the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook (2021). Also available in a version with readings.

How to Conduct an Effective Peer Review (Hardcover): Gloria Barczak, Abbie Griffin How to Conduct an Effective Peer Review (Hardcover)
Gloria Barczak, Abbie Griffin
R2,235 Discovery Miles 22 350 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

This crucial book guides academics and researchers through the process of peer reviewing manuscript articles, outlining the methods and proficiencies required to write a high-quality review. Gloria Barczak and Abbie Griffin specifically highlight the importance of becoming a first-rate reviewer to early-career scholars. Beginning with a working definition of a high-quality review, subsequent chapters detail the financial, career and personal benefits of peer reviewing for researchers, outline editors' and authors' expectations of reviewers, and offer a template for reviewing manuscripts effectively. Next, the book explicates sets of questions to consider in reviewing each section of a manuscript and features examples of reviews for actual journal submissions by the authors. Comprehensive in its approach, this book will be crucial for any early-career social scientist hoping to effectively join the peer review process and write high-quality, meaningful reviews, as well as seasoned academics wishing to refine their skills.

The 12 Week Year for Writers - A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Your Writing Done (Hardcover): A. Trevor Thrall, Brian P.... The 12 Week Year for Writers - A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Your Writing Done (Hardcover)
A. Trevor Thrall, Brian P. Moran, Michael Lennington
R518 R414 Discovery Miles 4 140 Save R104 (20%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Get more words on the page with this proven and popular system The 12 Week Year for Writers: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Your Writing Done is an easy-to-implement and practical framework for writers to get more work done in less time. You'll answer big picture questions--What is my vision for the future? What are my writing goals?--while enacting a comprehensive system to plan and execute your writing. You'll create a 12 Week Plan and a Model Week, collaborate with a weekly writing group, keep score, and learn to stick to a weekly execution routine. The book will also show you how to: Manage multiple writing projects at the same time Develop a prolific writer's mindset and increase your output with the 12 Week Year system Deal with actionable specifics, like when and where to write Ideal for writers in all genres and fields, The 12 Week Year for Writers is the perfect hands-on guide for academic and business writers, authors, students, columnists, bloggers, and copy and content writers who seek to increase their productivity and get more quality words on the page.

En Contexto - Manual de redaccion para estudiantes universitarios (Paperback, New edition): Luis Ochoa, Enrique Gonzalez Romero En Contexto - Manual de redaccion para estudiantes universitarios (Paperback, New edition)
Luis Ochoa, Enrique Gonzalez Romero
R754 Discovery Miles 7 540 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Written entirely in Spanish by instructors with years of experience, this textbook is a comprehensive guide to essay writing in Spanish. It provides advanced students of Spanish with the necessary tools to write fluently and effectively, both developing their reading, writing and critical thinking skills, and teaching them to practically analyse the rules of spelling, punctuation and grammar. It is organised into six chapters, progressing in level and complexity, which take students step-by-step through the writing process. Each chapter contains a number of features such as lists of new vocabulary, assessment checklists, questionnaires, and activities based on writing samples. It also includes an accompanying web resource, which features additional exercises for students, and a lesson plan and downloadable PowerPoint presentations for teachers. By drawing on the principles of grammar, this essential resource will help students become proficient writers, across a range of textual genres.

Archibald Constable and His Literary Correspondents - a Memorial (Paperback): Thomas Constable Archibald Constable and His Literary Correspondents - a Memorial (Paperback)
Thomas Constable
R587 Discovery Miles 5 870 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Starting Your Television Writing Career - The Warner Bros. Television Writers Workshop Guide (Paperback): Deborah Pearlman Starting Your Television Writing Career - The Warner Bros. Television Writers Workshop Guide (Paperback)
Deborah Pearlman
R396 R331 Discovery Miles 3 310 Save R65 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days

Deborah Pearlman and Abby Finer of the Warner Bros. Television Writers Workshop reveal in this essential guide insider tips and tricks aimed at paving the way to better scripts by new writers. The book focuses on all aspects of writing for television, from the definition and importance of sample material to what it takes to be a successful TV writer. The authors offer invaluable insider information on the keys to writing a good script and how to choose the right show for sample material. In particular, they provide instruction on troubleshooting scripts - with a do and don't list. For the novice scriptwriter, they include advice on how to research, brainstorm ideas, and write a beat sheet and outline through to a polished draft. Filled with practical advice and up-to-date industry information, each chapter provides strategies and insights that will jumpstart a fledgling writing career toward success.

The Write Stuff - The Indispensable Guide To English Usage (Paperback): Johan Geldenhuys, Bittie Viljoen-Smook The Write Stuff - The Indispensable Guide To English Usage (Paperback)
Johan Geldenhuys, Bittie Viljoen-Smook
R250 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R35 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days

When do you use hanged and hung, or you and me and me, myself and I? And what about the use of the numerals thousand, million, billion and trillion?

Find answers to these and many other language questions in the fourth, updated edition of The Write Stuff, which focuses on typical problems that non-English speakers encounter when writing English.

This handy reference and useful teaching guide contains valuable tips on English language issues and guidance on recent writing trends.

Journal Notebook - Full-Color 31-Page Journal Notebook (Paperback): Rwg Journal Notebook - Full-Color 31-Page Journal Notebook (Paperback)
Rwg
R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Journal Notebook - Full-Color 31-Page Journal Notebook (Paperback): Rwg Journal Notebook - Full-Color 31-Page Journal Notebook (Paperback)
Rwg
R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Journal Notebook - Full-Color 31-Page Journal Notebook (Paperback): Rwg Journal Notebook - Full-Color 31-Page Journal Notebook (Paperback)
Rwg
R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Bibliotheca Spenceriana - or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valuable First... Bibliotheca Spenceriana - or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valuable First Editions, in the Library of George John Earl Spencer (Paperback)
Thomas Frognall Dibdin
R586 Discovery Miles 5 860 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
The Life and Errors of John Dunton, Citizen of London - With the Lives and Characters of More Than a Thousand Contemporary... The Life and Errors of John Dunton, Citizen of London - With the Lives and Characters of More Than a Thousand Contemporary Divines, and Other Persons of Literary Eminence. to Which Are Added, Dunton's Conversation in Ireland; Selections from His Other Genu (Paperback)
John Dunton
R748 Discovery Miles 7 480 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
The History of Irish Periodical Literature - from the End of the 7Th to the Middle of the 9Th Century; Its Origin, Progress,... The History of Irish Periodical Literature - from the End of the 7Th to the Middle of the 9Th Century; Its Origin, Progress, and Results; With Notices of Remarkable Persons Connected With the Press in Ireland During the Past Two Centuries (Paperback)
Richard Robert Madden
R523 Discovery Miles 5 230 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Free Town Libraries, Their Formation, Management, and History - in Britain, France, Germany & America. Together With Brief... Free Town Libraries, Their Formation, Management, and History - in Britain, France, Germany & America. Together With Brief Notices of Book-Collectors, and of the Respective Places of Deposit of Their Surviving Collections (Paperback)
Edward Edwards
R682 Discovery Miles 6 820 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Free Town Libraries, Their Formation, Management, and History; in Britain, France, Germany, and America. Together With Brief... Free Town Libraries, Their Formation, Management, and History; in Britain, France, Germany, and America. Together With Brief Notices of Book-Collectors, and of the Respective Places of Deposit of Their Surviving Collections (Paperback)
Edward Edwards
R654 Discovery Miles 6 540 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
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