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Read Critically

Read Critically

  • Alex Baratta - The University of Manchester, UK, Lecturer of Linguistics at the Manchester Institute of Education, the University of Manchester
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March 2020 | 104 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

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Critical reading is the foundation of good research.  Read Critically gives you the knowledge and tools you need to be able to extract meaning from texts and judge its quality, relevance and significance.

  • Understand your assignment question
  • Know how to think critically, and in turn read critically
  • Write critically and ace your assignment.

Super Quick Skills provide the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.

  • Learn core skills quickly
  • Apply right away and see results
  • Succeed in your studies and life.

Super Quick Skills give you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.

What is critical thinking?
What does it mean to be critical?
How can I understand the assignment question?
How do I get from critical reading to critical writing?
Are there different ways to understand interpretation?
What is critical language?
How do I know I’m ready for the next assignment?
Where do I go from here?


A Super Quick Skills Video
Watch our Super Quick introduction to critical reading, with author Alex Baratta.

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ISBN: 9781529713350