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How to Format a CV

There are several important components of a CV. It is after you address these basic elements that you can customize your CV to suit a particular employer. Fourteen valuable components of CVs are discussed in this podcast. Continued...


How to Format a Cover Letter

Here at Scribendi.com, we know how important first impressions are, especially the first impression created by your cover letter. This podcast outlines how you can format your cover letter in a way that appeals to your potential employer and distinguishes you from other applicants. Continued...


Adjectives or Adverbs?

This podcast provides definitions and examples of both adjectives and adverbs. It highlights key points to remember when identifying and including them in your writing and provides a few exceptions you should be aware of. Continued...


The Correct Use of Acronyms

Texting has become so popular that using acronyms has become a strategy of twenty-first century communication. However, there is an appropriate and inappropriate time to use acronyms. If you are interested in learning more about what acronyms are and when and how to use them, listen to this podcast! Continued...


Short Stories: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?

Do you have great ideas for a story, but don't have the time to write a full-length novel? Maybe you should consider writing a short story. This podcast details how to turn your ideas into a narrative for a short story, outlines what to include, and provides suggestions on how to organize your thoughts. Continued...


Seven Ways to Stay Awake

Do you find yourself falling asleep in situations where you shouldn’t, perhaps during class or a business meeting? In this podcast, we suggest various tricks, such as stretching, to help you stay awake! Continued...


How to Write a Letter of Complaint

Most people do not like to complain, but writing a tasteful letter of complaint is one way to express your views. This podcast will help you organize your letter and keep it professional. Continued...


How to Write a Book Review

When writing a book review, it is important to know the difference between a review and a report or summary—reviewing means discussing the strengths and weaknesses of a book. This podcast details ways to keep your review critical and how to support your argument. Continued...


Full Stops: A How-To Guide

There 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. Continued...


Everything You Need to Know about Italics

While 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. Continued...



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