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This guide has 11 pages to help you better plan and write assignments and essays. From "Literary Techniques and Devices" to "Vocabulary” these tip sheets will support your writing endeavors.
Writing tip sheets
Academic integrity: How to achieve it in your written work
Integrity is the quality of being honest. Academic integrity refers to being honest in schoolwork. This page describes how to demonstrate academic integrity.
Common thematic concepts in literature
This page describes five themes and their possible conflicts.
How to paraphrase
This page describes how to paraphrase and provides an example.
How to write a take-home essay
Essays vary depending on the subject, the teacher’s instructions, and the focus of the essay itself. The steps presented on this page describe the general process of writing a take-home essay.
Literary techniques and devices
This page contains a glossary of common literary techniques and devices.
Plain language: Phrases, synonums and pronouns
Clarity in academic writing is an important goal; writing in plain language helps to achieve clarity. This page describes how to write in plain language.
In a well-written essay, the sequence of sentences and paragraphs allows the reader to build their understanding of your argument gradually and logically.
Becoming familiar with appropriate transitional expressions is an essential part of learning to write essays that have this sense of flow and focus.
Vocabulary: General words
This page is a list of general words, including their definitions and examples of how each word is used in a sentence.
Vocabulary: Verbs often used on tests
This page defines and explains some verbs commonly used on tests and exams.
Word building: Thesis verbs
This page describes thesis verbs.
World building: Verbs to link nouns, concepts, ideas, and phrases
ou can improve your writing and enhance your arguments by using precise vocabulary. Use this page to expand your repertoire of verbs that refer to ideas or that link nouns, concepts, ideas, and phrases to one another.