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Word Choice: Assume vs. Presume

‘Assume’ and ‘presume’ are often used interchangeably, but they have distinct meanings. So although both are related to the word ‘suppose’, it’s important to understand when to use each ...

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

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24/04/17

Punctuation Tips: How to Use Quotation Marks

Using quotation marks is essential in academic writing, especially when you’re using somebody else’s words. Failing to show that you’re quoting a source could even be seen as plagiarism! In this...

13 April 2017 | 0 comments

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13/04/17

APA Referencing – How to Cite a YouTube Video

With the internet fast becoming all-encompassing, it is perhaps unsurprising that YouTube and other online materials have become legitimate sources for academic writing. When using APA style referenci...

13 April 2017 | 0 comments

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13/04/17

Grammar Myths: Infinitives and Conjunctions

The rules underpinning English are not always black and white. And while we appreciate proper grammar, we’re also aware that a lot of the ‘rules’ surrounding grammar can be misleading, especiall...

13 April 2017 | 0 comments

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