Full Stops: A How-To Guide PodcastThere are multiple forms of full stops or symbols used to signal the end of a sentence, each used under different circumstances. When to use a full stop and the proper form to use are discussed in this podcast.
Everything You Need to Know about ItalicsWhile italics are used in both science and arts/humanities writing, they are applied in different ways. In this podcast, to the appropriate use of italics is discussed in detail.
ESL Writing Tips PodcastYou may be great at writing in your native language, but during the translation process what you are trying to say may come across as being inconsistent or unclear. This podcast will give ESL writers some helpful tips to improve their compositions.
Editing Versus Proofreading PodcastIf you are looking for professional help with your writing, it is important to know what you need help with. The differences between editing and proofreading are outlined in this podcast. Knowing these differences will help you obtain the most appropriate service.
Editing Tips—Making Comparisons PodcastAs part of the Editing Tips series, this podcast gives suggestions about how to make comparisons in academic writing in order to give your reader all the necessary information. Tips and examples of how to avoid a phantom comparison are supplied to help ensure the clarity of your writing.
The Functions of Conjunctions PodcastConjunctions are an important element in business writing. Their proper use can improve sentence structure and, consequently, the overall effect of your writing. The different kinds of conjunctions, or ways to connect two sentences, are discussed in this podcast.
Hyphenation Podcast: Are You Confused by Hyphenation?Punctuation marks can be confusing, and the hyphen is no exception. In this podcast, the Scribendi.com editors explain what the hyphen is and how to use it in different circumstances.
Eliminating WordinessWhen a sentence is too long and is full of extra, unimportant words, it is referred to as wordy. If a sentence is wordy, it can be hard to comprehend and will detract from your writing. Try to follow these tips to avoid wordiness and to produce clear, concise writing.
Beginners Guide to Punctuation PodcastPunctuation marks may not seem important, but they are. Without correct usage of punctuation, the meaning of a sentence can be lost. This podcast will highlight the basic rules of English language punctuation.
Sunday, July 26 2020
Using the First Person in Academic Writing: Can I Use "I"?
Sunday, July 12 2020
6 ESL Writing Activities to Improve Your English Skills
Friday, June 26 2020
The Complete Beginner's Guide to Academic Writing
Sunday, June 14 2020
Understanding Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing, and Which Route to Take: Scribendi's Ultimate Guide
Sunday, May 31 2020
How to Write a SWOT Analysis (Template and Examples Included)