Nov 20, 2017
We understand that GSCE English coursework is not one of your favourite tasks because it requires a lot of energy, hours and mind work. However, it is one of those assignments that you hesitate to approach, but get deeply involved in after plunging into it. The reason for it is that the task challenges you to appeal to the readers emotionally which is not that easy when you have no idea who will go through your essay. It’s also cumbersome because you have to demonstrate your potential as a writer as well as show the level of your English language knowledge.
If you feel at loss as you have no idea what you can write about in this coursework, have a look at our inspiring stories of real people that will help you find that emotional spot. And after that you’ll worry about grammar, punctuation and style because it’s always easier to edit the existing piece than creating it from scratch.
Wondering what the fuss around GCSE 2015 changes is all about? Sit comfortably and prepare to read an article as we’re going to explain all the new features for you. Why do you need to take the trouble at all? Well, if you are a student planning to pass GCSE English, pay attention because these changes will have a great effect on both exam process and grading (in case you worry about your results).
1. New Grading System
The most notable change is transfer from A-C marks to 1-9 points with 1 being the lowest, and 9 – the highest. Moreover, the Department of Education limited the number of people who can get the best card to 20% of those who receive 7 and higher. So, if you counted on the top score, you’ll have to press harder.
What does it mean for you? Nobody can predict the exact results, but the teachers are worried that the students will get worse grades because of the variation (for example, you could do fine and receive a C while, right now, your “fine” will be also graded as “worse fine” (4) or “better fine” (5).
If you think (and secretly hope) that reading some novels and poems will be enough to pass the test on IGCSE or GCSE equivalent qualifications in English literature, we have to disappoint you – no, it won’t. This certificate proves that you are a holder of a certain number of skills applicable not only in the sphere of English literature but in everyday life. Let’s find out what those skills are and what they mean.
So, to be fully prepared for the IGCSE or GCSE in English literature, you need to be able to:
Re-Tell the Narrative or Story
This is the basic skill that presupposes you are recalling and narrating the story without difficulties.
Apr 5, 2017
In professional writing, one of the tough parts about developing your writing is understanding where you need to improve, and how you might work towards addressing your shortcomings.
1. Learn how to Read Critically
Don’t trust everything written in the newspapers or shown on TV. Political writers cannot afford it, they need to boost their skill of critical reading. Pay attention to nuances and compare what it is said about the issue by different stakeholders.
Most political science writers follow the similar system in their writing:
- introduce an observation or a puzzle, which lead to them asking a question;
- investigate other researchers’ work to come up with an argument in response to the question asked; and
- use proof (qualitative or quantitative data) to test their argument.
Research paper – two words that send panic and anxiety into the hearts of numerous students. Mostly this panics is caused by the inability to find relevant references in the needed time.
Dedication of time and effort is needed when writing an extraordinary and quality research paper. However, this can be easily achieved if you have a good topic with access to credible sources of information.
Let’s take a look on how to find credible sources!
When searching for sources, especially websites, think about whether they are reliable or not. You would want your paper to contain sources from professional and unbiased experts, rather than from people with business interests.
The information you get from the author, publisher, bias, citations, accuracy, currency, design, reproduction will help you determine if a source is reliable:
The top of the list of the most challenging activities for college writers is reporting accurately and efficiently. It can become difficult to accomplish the required results, between developing reports for numerous sources to attempting to improve coordination and enhance operations. However, by making use of computer-based applications, coordination can be enhanced, and operations improved.
Report Writer is a text-based script language you can use to give information in multidimensional databases. It utilizes varieties of query builder tools and reporting frameworks, database enhancements and design business processes to make the tracking and reporting of advancement data more efficient. It is capable of working with a document office based database.
Mar 29, 2017
Writing, the simple demonstration of putting pen to paper, is challenging enough all alone. However, most writers have no issue investing in the creative effort. At the same time, the work that accompanies writing for a living might trap you in.
Beyond creativity, here are 7 surprising skills needed to be a writer.
All writers are not introverted, but many absolutely are. It can be a tough obstacle to overcome. However, social skills are a necessity when you are attempting to convince others in your capacity to communicate with words. Do not be afraid to network, embrace the social media, and speak up. Don’t be ashamed to ask for opportunities, either. You may be astonished at the power of social skills and earn considerably more.
When you want to get a new job, you know about your personal intentions and the exact reasons you want to work for a particular company.
In an attempt to write a perfect resume, you many go ahead to check out tips provided online by professional resume writing services. While some of these tips may be awesome, some are quite harmful. Below is a list of some bad tips published by different resume writing services.
Tip 1: Don’t Write an Objective Statement
Employers do read your resume objective, and over and over again, they go through vague important issues like career objective. When you are attempting to build a career, or even if it’s a horizontal career change, you have to give employers something that focuses on their needs as well as on your own. Such as: “A challenging marketing position that permits me to contribute my abilities and skills in fundraising for nonprofits.” However, an objective statement may simply be a waste of valuable space, particularly if you’re applying to a PR firm as a PR rep.
Different readers will always be keen on your thoughts about the books you’ve read if you follow the following advice in this article. When writing professional book reviews, you ought to have two objectives. First, to educate the reader about the content of the book, second, to present an assessment concerning the book’s quality.
Before You Begin Writing
Start reading the book, from the title, considering the relevant information that can be revealed from the title, preface, and table of contents.
As you read the whole book, make notes from the passages to cite in your review, as well as to clarify the following information:
- What is the book about? Does it fit its genre?
- What is the writer’s perspective? Do you agree with it?
- Who is your favorite character, and why?
- Did the story keep you guessing?
- What is your favorite part of the book, and why?
- Is there any part of the book you truly dislike? Which and why?
- As an audience, can you flow with the author’s style, whether formal or informal?
- Does the author’s conclusion convince you?
- What did the book achieve? Is more work required?
- Compare the book with others written by this author, or books in this genre by other writers – Your opinion?
- If you could change something, what might it be? (If you wish you could change the ending, don’t reveal it!)
The presentation is a very complicated and costly way of communication. It requires time, efforts, creativity and what is worse, it may not work if you have missed at least one important component. At the same time if a presentation is well-thought-out and properly organized it turns from being costly into being cost-efficient. Here are nine steps to create and deliver a professional business presentation, which will astonish your audience.
Telling a Story
Step 1. The goal should be clearly stated, written down and followed at every further step. Never start with asking yourself questions like: “What will I be talking about?”, “What is the best first line for this presentation?”, “How to capture attention?” Primarily you should determine your goal. Your goal is an answer to the question: “What do I want my audience to do after I finish?” You might want to be promoted, or hired, or receive a great mark for your project, or make people buy your product, invest money in your startup, you name it.
To do: Determine your goal and write it down.