Secondary

Key Skills

  • AHNAI 15 years +
    15 years +
    • £9.89
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    This book provides students of all levels with essential and easy-to-follow guidance on how to plan, research, and write essays, dissertations, and exams. Taking you step by step through the process, from understanding a title or choosing your own, planning what to say and how to say it, right through to writing a strong conclusion, this book breaks down the process of essay writing and makes it manageable for everyone. It displays information clearly and features charts, diagrams, examples, handy hints, pitfalls to avoid, and separate 'in-depth' chapters specifically for anyone wanting to develop their essay writing skills even further. It also includes advice on setting out footnotes, references, and bibliographies, printing and editing the final draft, presentation, deadlines, time management, and good exam practice. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to explain how digital resources can be used to improve your essay technique e.g. how to research efficiently using the internet, how to use your library's electronic catalogue, and how to use electronic referencing systems. The structure of this new edition has been overhauled to make it even easier to find the information you are looking for, as the two parts have been integrated and now include helpful end of chapter summaries to recap the key points. New to this edition is a list of essay 'FAQs', submitted by real students, with answers directing you straight to the sections you need. Practical, accessible, and written by an author with extensive teaching experience, this book is a cure for essay panic and essential for students wanting to write a successful essay, whether at school or university.
  • AIVYN 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.95
    In GCSE English Literature, Geography, History and RS, 5% of the marks are now awarded for spelling, punctuation and grammar. This book is a clear and succinct guide to avoiding common SP&G mistakes, with plenty of useful advice for picking up as many marks as possible. There are also practice questions for each topic to test students' understanding of the important points.
  • APDRS 14 years +
    Danielle Brown
    14 years +
    • £4.99
    Take control of your revision for confident exam performance Written by experts, Collins GCSE Study Skills helps you prepare for exams efficiently and effectively. This invaluable companion includes advice on staying motivated, how the teenage brain works, the affects lifestyle, stress and attitude can have on learning and performance, as well as practical tips and ideas for getting ready for exams. Collins GCSE Study Skills can be used alongside Collins GCSE Revision, a series of revision guides and workbooks based on the proven principle that repeated, spaced practice testing achieves the best results.
  • APKWI
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    So, you want to learn how to code, but you don't know where to start? From writing simple coding instructions using Scratch software, to learning the coding skills to create your own computer game, and even design your own website, this book leads the way. By breaking this daunting subject down into the 10 'super skills' needed, young readers can to get to grips with computer coding, and build on their skills as they progress through the book. Starting off with a short introduction that poses the question "what is coding?", the super skills of coding include using Scratch coding software to give coding instructions, write simple code and use loops; learning how to debug and fix code; and using your coding knowledge to create a simple computer game and create a webpage using simple HTML. QED are publishing this title in two different formats: Super Skills: How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons (Concealed spiral): 978-1-78493-365-4 Super Skills: How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons (Library bound): 978-1-78493-364-7
  • AFYIM 17 years +
    17 years +
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    Hundreds of words to learn and remember Collins Work on your Vocabulary - Pre-Intermediate (A2) is a new practice book that covers the key vocabulary needed by learners of English at Pre-Intermediate level (CEF level A2). This book is an essential resource for learners who want to improve their English vocabulary. Each of the 30 units presents vocabulary relating to a particular topic using clear language and examples. This is followed by practice exercises to ensure the learner will remember and be able to use what they have learnt with confidence in their written and spoken English. The vocabulary covered in Collins Work on your Vocabulary - Pre-Intermediate (A2) has been carefully selected based on Collins Corpus research and the experience of our language experts. As a result, this book provides plenty of useful practice with authentic, up-to-date examples of language usage in context. A carefully structured layout and simple illustrations make sure the language is always clear and the book is easy to navigate. Collins Work on your Vocabulary - Pre-Intermediate (A2) is ideal for self-study or for use in the classroom, and is an essential resource for students and teachers. * Focuses on the vocabulary required at Pre-Intermediate level (CEF level A2) * Thirty units with clear presentation material followed by practice exercises * Authentic examples of real English, taken from the Collins Corpus * Includes line drawings which illustrate key concepts * Clear structure and presentation of language * Plenty of room to write in * Full answer key included * Ideal for self-study or for use in the classroom
  • AMZCW 15 years +
    Ross Dickinson
    15 years +
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    This upbeat, easy-to-use guide will show you how to organise your work, revise effectively and prepare for exam day to give you the best chance of getting that A*! Peppered with jokes showing how not to do it from the inimitable Richard Benson, author of F in Exams, this book includes: * Preparing your revision environment * Organising your notes * Using the right revision methods * Choosing reliable online resources * Best practice for exam day * Finding the best approach for YOU