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Word Choice: Historical vs. Historic

‘History’ is a relatively simple word used to refer to the past. It is also an academic subject. But with the adjectival forms of ‘history’ (‘historical’ and ‘historic’), things get co...

13 April 2017 | 0 comments

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13/04/17

Bullet Points and Numbered Lists in Microsoft Word

For those who struggle for brevity in writing, using bullet points and numbered lists can help ensure clarity. And they are particularly good when giving examples or outlining a process. Thankfully, M...

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13/04/17

Grammar Tips: Subject–Verb Agreement

When writing in English, it’s important to make sure that the subject and verb in a sentence agree. This post covers the basics of subject–verb agreement, which will give you the foundations to bu...

14 April 2017 | 0 comments

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14/04/17

Oxford Referencing – Citing a Journal Article

At some point, you’ll probably need to reference a journal article when writing a dissertation or essay. And when using Oxford referencing, you’ll need two things in your document: footnote citati...

13 March 2017 | 0 comments

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13/03/17

How to Write a Dissertation Abstract

After toiling on your dissertation for months, you’ve finally got the conclusion written. But you’re not quite done yet! Before you start proofreading, it’s time to write the abstract. What is a...

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13/03/17

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