You've heard professors describe writing using such descriptors as "it sparkles," "lovely voice," and "flows beautifully," but what do those things mean in plain English? Read on to get the inside scoop.
You're writing an essay, and you want a good grade, or at least to make yourself understood. How can you make this easier for your reader?
If you've been told time and time again that you express great ideas in your essay writing but your writing needs polishing, you aren't alone. The following tips will help improve your writing skills and turn you into a great writer.
When embarking on a research paper or term paper, think of yourself as a detective. You will not only search for information, but also delve into the whys and wherefores behind the subject material, seeking to provide elucidation through your written analysis.
This is the second article in a series that outlines the mechanics of doctorial dissertation writing. It provides potential PhDs with tips on how to handle the difficult tasks of selecting a thesis topic, a supervisor and a thesis committee.
Here we look at the mechanics of writing, editing and proofreading a thesis in greater detail.
Your formal resume is a summary of your education and job experience. It is the all-important document that will be your first impression to a prospective employer.
If you find yourself making common ESL mistakes, it's OK. English is one of the hardest languages to learn. Being such a blend of original language sources has led to a kaleidoscope of peculiar spellings for English words and the creation of several hundred homophones.
Capitalization in English entails quite a bit more than simply knowing to begin names and titles with capital letters. Our editors will guide you through the quagmire that is capitalization.
Quotation marks are often confusing to ESL writers unfamiliar with English grammar and punctuation rules. When to use double or single quotation marks is even trickier. However, there's no need to be embarrassed—these upside down commas sometimes confuse even the most seasoned English writers!