Learning resources from INTO UEA

Understanding the question

Understanding the task

Interpreting the question
University of Sydney

Get a grip: understanding your task
University of Manchester

Instruction words

Understanding the questions
London Met

Understanding course assignments
Prepare for Success


Analysing essay titles
Academic Writing : a Handbook for International Students
by Stephen Bailey. 5th edn. (2017)

Analysing the title question or brief
How to Write an Assignment
by Pauline Smith. 8th edn. (2009)

Answering the essay question
Essay Writing : a Student’s Guide
by MunLing Shields (2010)

Beginning with the title
Writing at University : A Guide For Students
by Phyllis Creme and Mary R. Lea. 3rd edn. (2008)

Interpretation of the question
How to Write Better Essays
by Bryan Greetham. 4th ed. (2018)

What was the question again?
Doing Essays & Assignments
by Pete Greasley (2011)