Writing a critical literature review

This example of a critical literature review from WRASSE at the University of Plymouth includes comments from a teacher. The comments show what the teacher likes about the student text. Check it out here: https://wrasse.plymouth.ac.uk/extract/academic-paper-review-arnfalk-p-et-al-2005-education-for-sustainable  

Apostrophe challenge!

Apostrophes: apostrophe challenge Apostrophes are so hard to use that now a council in Devon (the pretty part of England in the south-west where lots of people come on holiday!) is taking them out of road names! So: BAKER’S VIEW is now: BAKERS VIEW A lot of people are very unhappy about this! (Read about … Read more

Write it in English!

I was speaking recently to one of my students. I asked him how we was getting on with the report that he had to write for me. He said, “It’s going well. I’ve done it! I just need to translate it into English!” Oh no! I was lost for words! (It’s a nice phrase to … Read more

Join two sentences with a semicolon!

Join two sentences with a semicolon! I know what you are thinking: a post from English for University. Com! That’s unusual! Yes, things have been pretty hectic recently meaning that I haven’t been posting much over the past few weeks. Well, now that I have nearly finished marking a very large pile of reports from … Read more