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Good beginnings and good endings

Any piece of academic writing needs an introduction and a conclusion. In long documents – like a thesis or dissertation – you also need smaller introductions and conclusions in each section. 50 more words

Academic Writing

For Cryin' Out Loud, Read It Out Loud!

I could never be a speed reader, although I’d love to have that ability. When I read, I have a mental voice. In my mind’s ear, I can hear the words being spoken. 370 more words

Ernesto San Giacomo

Pluralize Numbers and Abbreviations Without Apostrophes

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If you are talking about more than one road traffic accident (RTA) or patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) should you write RTA’s and PDA’s? 36 more words

Postgraduate Research