The Fastest, Easiest Way to Learn: Schaum's Quick Guides
These concise, quick reference guides are perfect for business people, writers, and students at all levels. Written by top experts, they offer readers the easiest, most efficient strategies to master or learn a new skill. All Schaum's Quick Guides include do's and don'ts for avoiding common errors, handy checklists, and practice exercises for building skills quickly.
From the Back Cover
Great Essays...The Schaum's Way.
Write the kinds of essays that will help you succeed in college and the professional world. Quickly and simply, this guide gives you clear, concise explanationsillustrated by dozens of examplesthat show you how to:
Choose a topic, state a thesis, and construct arguments that work
Overcome typical writing obstacles
Do effective research
Learn by example, from successful sample topics, questions, and thesis statements
Look to Schaum's Quick Guides for:
Step-by-step guidance to help you move quickly through the essentials
Dos and don'ts for avoiding common errors clear explanations and practice exercises
Checklists and exercises for skill-building
If you want to master essay writing, this compact, right-to-the-point Schaum's Quick Guide is your most powerful tool!
"...A welcome addition to the library of helpful reference material for written English...It is astounding that so many college graduates have completed their courses of study without having been exposed to the fundamentals of academic essay writing. Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Essays manages to give serious exposure to those fundamentals in a way that is effective, extensive and easy to swallow."James A. Thomas, Dean of Admissions, Yale Law School
"This is just the sort of practical information that every beginning history student needs to know but which, somehow, no one ever bothers to tell them...It is written at just the right level for college freshmen and sophomores, and I think they will be taken (as I was) by your many well chosen examples."Mark A. Kishlansky, Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of English and European History, Harvard University