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Most popular pages This page lists the most visited pages on this website Presentation Phrasebook How to write your introduction How to survive your summer course How to write your conclusion Resources for discussing the death penalty Resources for discussing GM food How to develop a paragraph Writing topic sentences Example academic essay Making your … Read more

Academic writing

Academic writing This page lists articles to improve your academic writing skills          What is Academic English? Abstracts – how to write an abstract Academic phrases for essay writing Cautious academic language Cohesion – making your writing flow Conclusions – how to write your conclusion to an essay Conclusions – how to write your conclusion … Read more

Paragraph development

Developing a paragraph This page shows the importance of structuring and developing ideas within a paragraph Developing a paragraph is essential in academic writing. The example paragraph shown below comes from an essay discussing capital punishment.  (You can see the complete essay here if you want.) This paragraph discusses the arguments in favour of the death penalty: … Read more

Developing a paragraph

OK, I know it has been ages since my last post. This means that things have been hectic at work – and if you’ve guessed that hectic means very busy, you’d be right! I am going to look back at the example academic essay that I posted a couple of weeks ago and talk about … Read more