Resources: Students

Homophone Worksheet: Think You Understand Homophones?
Homophone Worksheet: Think You Understand Homophones?

In our article on homophones, we discussed what they are and helped explain the differences between them. Now, it's time for you to try our homophone worksheet to test your homophone knowledge!

MLA Podcast Series: An Introduction to MLA Style and Formatting
MLA Podcast Series: An Introduction to MLA Style and Formatting

Modern Language Association (MLA) is a universally accepted method of formatting humanities sources. This podcast will briefly explain MLA style guidelines, give examples of MLA formatting, and offer a list of tips.

MLA Podcast Series: An Introduction to MLA Citations
MLA Podcast Series: An Introduction to MLA Citations

To avoid allegations of plagiarism, it is crucial that all academic writers learn the art of creating citations. For some, MLA citations can be more overwhelming than writing the actual paper. This podcast will explain everything you need to know about MLA citations to ensure your next project is a breeze.

How to Eliminate Wordiness
How to Eliminate Wordiness

Do you find yourself writing sentences that are far too long? Have you ever re-read a sentence and struggled to finish it in one breath? If so, you may be suffering from something called prolixity, or in laymen’s terms, wordiness. Our editors suggest several ways to help you avoid wordiness and increase quality.

How to Use Quotation Marks
How to Use Quotation Marks

If you thought the first article about quotation marks was a non-stop ride of grammatical thrills and chills, hold on to your hats because part two features even more explosions of grammatical greatness! And now, without further ado, we are proud to present Quotations Marks: How to Use Quotation Marks.

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor Podcast
10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor Podcast

Good writing comes from good editing. A professional editor does more than correct mistakes; they can help you turn lead into gold! The following podcast includes 10 reasons to hire a professional editor.

Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?
Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?

Do you struggle with plural possessives? If so, don't feel bad; you're not alone! Knowing when and where to add the apostrophe to possessives can be tricky. Further complicating matters is that the correct usage sometimes looks and sounds wrong. We hope that by the end of this podcast, you'll have a better grasp of plural possessives and how and when to use them. In this podcast, our editors discuss plural possessives and how to use them correctly.

How to Write a Grant Proposal Podcast
How to Write a Grant Proposal Podcast

Securing funding for a big project isn't always easy, but luckily, there are hundreds of grants available. Selecting an appropriate grant that fits your needs can be challenging and there are some basic grant writing tips you should follow. Most organizations that offer grants have guidelines for your grant proposal, but some leave you wondering where to begin. In this podcast, we provide a breakdown of what to include and exclude in your grant proposal.

How to Write a Book Proposal Podcast
How to Write a Book Proposal Podcast

How does one go about writing a book proposal? Writing a book proposal can be tricky. In this podcast, the editors at Scribendi.com explain what a book proposal is and offer tips on how to write a book proposal for fiction.

Grant Writing Podcast: What is it?
Grant Writing Podcast: What is it?

You need funding for your project, but where will the money come from? A grant, of course! Every year, governments, private foundations, and public corporations award billions of dollars in grants to individuals and organizations for specific projects. Grant writing is an extensive process that can take weeks, or even months, depending on the type of grant you are applying for. To learn more about the grant writing process, please listen to our podcast.

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