Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Okay its not exactly A Levels, but its a level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship. So I have a **** tonne of coursework to do, and Im aiming to get it done by the end of May so it gives time for my tutor to get back to me with any pointers.
    I currently have 6 units to do, but once i get strted on one, my writing goes haywire and i forget what im writing
    Many apprentices complete their work in bulletpoints and short sentences, but I prefer the essay style, and have been told thats fine.
    The main issue is that I repeat the same words or phrases a lot. Ive been looking up synonyms and antonyms but none ever seem to fit.

    TL;DR What are your writing tips
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    Plan, Plan, Plan.

    It seems like a waste of time, but if your writing goes off topic then its perfect to help you. You don't have to write much, just enough to know what you will write in the essay.

    You could also colour code the sections of your plan: point (green), explaining point (yellow), evidence(red), keywords (pink) and link* (purple)
    *(link back to the question/point but without repeating too much.)

    This will help you not to repeat sections (you do not need to repeat the explanation more than once

    If you repeat yourself maybe consider you do not need to. Just make it clear what you are reffering to.

    Hope this helps. I'm not taking the same subject as you but I am familiar with writing essays.
 
 
 
Poll
Favourite type of bread
Useful revision links

Articles

Writing revision notes

Our top revision articles

Tips and advice on making the most of your study time.

Boomarked book

Superpowered study

Take the hard work out of revising with our masterplan.

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Can you help? Study Help unanswered threadsStudy Help rules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.