Category Archives: Writing

Learn English on Twitter

There are lots of different things you can use to help you learn English, and Twitter might be something that suits you! First of all, you need to know how to use Twitter. Try this video – and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Subject-verb agreement

In English, your verb needs to agree with your subject. A common mistake – especially in writing – is with subject and verb agreement. Sometimes the error is due to carelessness – you simply missed the mistake when you were … Continue reading

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Linking words

The correct choice and usage of linking words can make all the difference to your writing. Do you know all the linking words in this table? TIME/ORDER: At first, eventually. Finally, firstly, in the end, in the first place, in … Continue reading

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Making a research poster!

In your university and academic career, you will be asked to make a poster about your research. It’s a challenge to make a poster in your first language, and a bigger one in a second language! There is a lot … Continue reading

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Referencing and citation

You probably already know how important accurate referencing and citation is when you are writing your academic essays and assignments. If you’ve just started getting ready for your Master’s dissertation, be aware that being able to reference and cite fully … Continue reading

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Starting your Master’s Dissertation

At this time of year, thousands of students are embarking on a terrifying journey…. as they start thinking about their Master’s dissertation! If you’re studying for a Master’s in the UK, you may well have to write a dissertation as … Continue reading

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