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Mastering the Art of Sentence Transitions

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Imagine you are on the bank of a running river. Notice how the rocks in the river affect the water’s flow. The water hits the rock, splashes, swirls, and is redirected. Remove the rock, and the river runs freely. In writing, sentence transitions help your content flow smoothly – transitions remove the “rocks.” Transitions are […]

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The Essentials of Readable Writing

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The ability to produce readable writing used to be an advantage. Now it is a requirement. Yes, even those who sought refuge in the medical or engineering fields are all facing this sweeping requirement. For anyone who wants to be successful, and you do, the importance of writing well can’t be emphasized enough. Whether you […]

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How to Persuade Your Readers

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1. Make it clear to your readers what your feelings are. If you do not like something, it should be stated in a way that leaves no room for doubt, no matter how they looked at it. How can you hope for anybody to take you – and, along with this, what you write – […]

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Using Questions to Draw in Your Readers

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Imagine you are writing, for example, a Letter to the Editor. When you finish, you are pretty satisfied that you have presented the facts you want to, but you can’t help but feel that something is a little off. You realize that your tone is a bit too stiff: although it puts the facts out […]

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Choosing the Best Words for Your Writing

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One of the keys to choosing the best words for your writing is to know your audience. If you are writing a piece for doctors, you would choose your words differently than you would for an audience of elementary school children. When writing, you must know your audience and how they will process the information. […]

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How Can English Grammar Software Help Me?

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English Grammar Software is one of the many kinds of English writing software that can help you produce better articles, reports or letters. This type of program can also assist you in writing faster. Even without attending any special courses in English writing, you can still enhance your writing skills with the aid of an […]

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Online Grammar Resources

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There are many websites around that offer online tools and resources for English grammar. One example is YourDictionary.com. This site does not actually have its own tools but it suggests some sites that offer free online grammar checkers. These are AbiWord, Spellchecker.net, Grammar Slammer, and Language Tool. Information is also provided regarding the Grammar Check of […]

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What Is an Adverb and How Are They Used?

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The Definition of an Adverb Adverbs are parts of speech that modify other parts of language, excluding nouns. Adverbs describe adjectives, sentences, clauses, and other adverbs as well. Noun modifiers are basically adjectives and determiners. Adjectives have the purpose of answering questions, like how, when, and where; and in what manner, and to what degree. […]

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What Is a Noun and How Are They Used?

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A noun is a part of speech that is utilized to name or label an abstract concept or idea, an animal, a person, a place, or a thing. Nouns are typically some of the first words a small child learns, understands, and uses. There are many different types of nouns, as well as various uses. […]

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