ISBN 9781780930336,English In Practice

English In Practice


Peter Barry



Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781780930336

ISBN-10 178093033X


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 224 Pages
Language (English)


Fully revised and updated, this new edition of English in Practice continues to be an essential practical guide to studying English at University. It is for all those who are about to embark on an English degree or are in the midst of completing one, and for those who want to re-engage with their reasons for teaching it. The second edition now includes new chapters offering practical advice on writing undergraduate dissertations and on taking your studies beyond undergraduate level, as well as a thoroughly updated chapter on getting the most of out of online resources. Written by an experienced writer and teacher, the book also covers such topics as: - Reading and interpretation - English and Creative Writing - Literary criticism and theory - The English language - Exploring historical contexts - Constructing an essayIncluding an annotated guide to further reading, English in Practice is an important resource for students keen to succeed in their study of English at University.