Resources: English as a Second Language

Full Stops: A How-To Guide Podcast
Full Stops: A How-To Guide Podcast

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.

Everything You Need to Know about Italics
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.

Editing vs. Proofreading
Editing vs. Proofreading

Scribendi's infographic about the difference between editing and proofreading.

ESL Writing Tips Podcast
ESL Writing Tips Podcast

You 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 Podcast
Editing Versus Proofreading Podcast

If 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 Podcast
Editing Tips—Making Comparisons Podcast

As 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 Podcast
The Functions of Conjunctions Podcast

Conjunctions 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?
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.

How to Write a CV
How to Write a CV

A CV, or curriculum vitae, is an extremely important document, as it delivers that crucial first impression to a potential employer. In a way, it is a marketing document—and the product is you! To better understand what a CV is, check out our sample CV. The inability to write and format an effective CV is one of the main reasons that job seekers are unsuccessful when searching for a new position. This article provides advice to help you create a winning CV.

How to Format a CV
How to Format a CV

While the particular format and style you use when writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV) will depend on your specific purpose, there are a few general components that are necessary for creating the basic skeleton of your CV. This article will outline the major elements of a CV and explain how to properly write them.

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