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The Serial/Oxford Comma

The Oxford comma can be a useful tool in writing, as it can help make lists much clearer. Some style guides also demand its usage. Also known as the serial comma, or the series comma, the Oxford comma...

18 October 2016 | 1 comments

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18/10/16

Word Choice: Illicit vs. Elicit

Although they sound slightly different when spoken, it’s easy to mix up the words ‘illicit’ and ‘elicit’ if you aren’t sure of what each means. However, since these words are quite dif...

18 October 2016 | 0 comments

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18/10/16

Word Choice: Their, They’re or There?

Although they sound similar when spoken, ‘their’, ‘they’re’ and ‘there’ have very different meanings. And since these words also have different spellings, picking...

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18/10/16

Citing an E-Book with the Oxford Referencing Style

If you are referencing an e-book with the Oxford referencing style, you need to include all the relevant information in the reference list so that the reader can easily locate the source. In this case...

18 October 2016 | 2 comments

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18/10/16

How to Structure an Essay

When writing an essay, it can be broken down into five basic parts. These are: Title Introduction Main body Conclusion References or bibliography A brief explanation of each of these sections follows:...

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