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Academic Style (Academic Writing)
The do's and don'ts of academic writing. 20 key points on how to write academically with practice activity. Academic Style: info & worksheet https://academic-englishuk.com/academic-style Academic Writing: https://academic-englishuk.com/writing Academic Writing Book 4th ed by S.Bailey https://www.routledge.com/Academic-Writing-A-Handbook-for-International-Students-4th-Edition/Bailey/p/book/9781138778504
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An Introduction to Academic Writing
In this video for the NUST MISiS Academic Writing Center, English Language Fellow John Kotnarowski provides a brief introduction to academic writing in English. More than just the passive voice and formal tone, the video begins by explaining how academic English acts as the “voice” of research and moves on to discuss a few general features of academic writing in English. The video concludes with a series of comments on the value and importance effective communication in written academic English.
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Top Tips for Academic Writing
Here are our top 10 tips for academic writing - what to do and what to avoid!
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12 Common Errors in Academic English – and how to fix them!
What's "academic writing"? If you're in school or university, you must know the difference between general English and academic English. Watch this important lesson to avoid the most common mistakes students make in academic writing. In your own language, the difference between these two modes of writing might not be that great, but in English, there are a lot of differences depending on the context. So even if you know your grammar and write a correct sentence, you might still be wrong because the structure or tone was not appropriate for an academic setting! Watch this video and learn how to write correctly and get higher grades in an academic environment. Then take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/12-common-errors-in-academic-english/ TRANSCRIPT Hi. I'm Rebecca. And in today's lesson, I'll explain twelve common errors that students make in academic English. Now, what's academic English? It's the English that you need to use in school, college, or university when you're reading, writing, listening, and speaking -- okay -- ideally, but most importantly, when you're writing. Now, what's the difference between academic English and general English? Well, academic English in general -- there are many differences, but in general, academic English is more formal; it's more objective, and also, it has to use a lot of referencing. You always have to let people know where you got your information from. You have to cite the source. You have to give the source. You can't claim to write something and claim it as your own. Okay? If you do that, that's called "plagiarism". It's a very serious offense in academic circles. But today, we're not going to talk about how to reference a source. We're going to talk about the two other aspects: How to write more formally and objectively, and what are the ten common errors that students make when they are not formal enough. Okay? So not ten, twelve. Here we go. So first of all, using contractions. All of these are what you should not do, okay? So avoid using contractions. Sorry. In this case, don't use contractions at all. So don't say "don't"; say "do not". Don't say "isn't"; say "is not". All right? That's academic English. Next, avoid phrasal verbs. So for example, instead of saying "go up" -- "Prices went up. -- say, "Prices increased." Instead of saying "take away", say "removed". Avoid these multi-part verbs. All right? It's not as formal. Next, avoid idioms. Instead of saying, "It was A1", say, "It was excellent." All right? Avoid slang. Don't say "kids"; say "children". Use the proper terminology for various subjects. Avoid pronouns. So for example, instead of saying, "You can see from the graph..." -- all right. We use the pronoun "you". Instead of that, say, "The graph shows..." all right? Next, avoid negatives. For example, instead of saying, "Something is not effective", just say, "It is ineffective." Instead of saying something is "not positive", say, "It's negative." So avoid these kinds of negatives. Next, avoid clichés. Now, what are "clichés"? "Clichés" are a kind of idiom, basically -- commonly used expressions. All right? And so on. Kind of a common wisdom about different things. And so you want to avoid these kinds of expressions. For example, instead of saying, "When all is said and done" -- all right? We use that in conversation, but you don't want to use it in your academic writing. Instead of saying that, you'd probably use an expression like "in conclusion". All right? So next, there are certain kinds of punctuation -- there are actually lots of rules about punctuation. And the kind of punctuation, the style of punctuation that you use in academic writing depends on the style guide that you have been asked to follow in your school, college, or university. Some very well-known style guides are the MLA or APA. These are certain style guides, and they tell you everything about how you need to write, what rules you need to follow, what are the rules of punctuation and of quotations marks, of this and that. Okay? A lot more than what I'm covering here. But in general, I can just tell you that we don't see that many exclamation marks in academic writing, okay? We do see a lot of semicolons. All right? That's kind of -- when do we use a semicolon? Do you remember? Okay. What's the difference between a period and a semicolon? A period clearly divides two sentences. And a semicolon has one sentence which is a complete sentence; then you put the semicolon. You do not capitalize the next letter, and the next sentence is connected, and you want to show that it's connected to the first sentence, which is a very academic, intellectual, philosophical thing to do. So learn to use semicolons if you're in university especially.
How to Write a Paper in an Academic Style
A talk by Dr. Felix Librero, a professor, UP scientists, and former Chancellor of UP Open University.
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How to Reference - Harvard Style
Here's a look at how to correctly reference using the Harvard style and how to avoid plagiarism.
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Academic style
This video looks at features of academic writing style, such as formality and tone. You might want to take a look at the other videos in this series on effective academic writing. Visit our website for more helpful resources: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/academicskills | CONNECT WITH US | FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/AcademicSkillsUnimelb/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AcadSkillsMelb
Academic Writing Style
This video discusses the difference between formal and informal academic writing. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to get updates from OSU Flipped ESL! Follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/OSUflippedESL For more information about the OSU ESL Programs, visit http://esl.osu.edu.
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Paraphrasing:  The Basic Steps
It is a necessary academic skill to paraphrase ideas when writing and reading. This video gives two examples of how to paraphrase.
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How to write a good essay
How to write an essay- brief essays and use the principles to expand to longer essays/ even a thesis you might also wish to check the video on Interview technique (now on this channel too!)
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Academic Style, Part 1
This presentation is the first in a two-part video series that discusses three components of academic writing: complexity and precision; formality; and responsibility.
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Basic Academic Writing
An overview of the basic components in good academic essay writing.
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Stylish Academic Writing |Steven Pinker | Office of Faculty Development & Diversity
Steven Pinker Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University
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Academic Writing 4: Documentation Styles
Academic Writing 5: Documentation Styles 3 November 2016
Academic Writing Language and Style
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5 Guidelines for Getting Started on Academic Writing
This tutorial provides five easy-to-understand guidelines that will help beginning academic writers get started on their writing assignments easier and with more success.
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How to format a Word doc for writing an APA style college paper
See the updated 'How to format a Word doc for writing an APA style college paper' playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0xGuKGeqjBgNxZPWttCjX2UJrYIh5lew Step-by-step instructions on how to format your Word document correctly for your college writing assignments using APA style. Includes: margins, font styles, double spacing paragraphs, page headers, table of contents, references, and hanging indents
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MLA Style Essay Format - Word Tutorial
MLA style essay formatting: margins, font, line spacing, header, info block, title, indentation, block quote, Works Cited. For a transcript of this video, please see http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/web/mla7.html
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Tutorial: Academic Writing and Basic MLA Format
This video tutorial shows how to set up your MS Word document so that it follows the recommendations of the Modern Language Association (MLA) style guide. This is a common requirement for basic academic writing.
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Academic referencing made easy
This presentation provides an overview of the key features of four popular academic referencing style guides listed on Google Scholar: Harvard, Chicago, APA and MLA. This presentation summarizes the six major scenarios that require an academic reference and explains the rationale for each situation. Discussion aims to simplify the common elements found in detailed style guides published by post-secondary educational institutions.
A guide to Harvard Referencing
Jonny, a student at the University of Derby, explains Harvard Referencing. He discusses how to use citations and how to reference different sources such as books, journals and websites. http://www.derby.ac.uk/studyskills http://www.derby.ac.uk/library/study-skills/citing-and-referencing
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Linguistics, Style and Writing in the 21st Century - with Steven Pinker
Does writing well matter in an age of instant communication? Drawing on the latest research in linguistics and cognitive science, Steven Pinker replaces the recycled dogma of style guides with reason and evidence. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rYAnYXIhL0 In this brand-new talk, introduced by Lord Melvyn Bragg, Steven argues that style still matters: in communicating effectively, in enhancing the spread of ideas, in earning a reader’s trust and, not least, in adding beauty to the world. Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. He is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and conducts research on language and cognition but also writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and is the author of many books, including The Language Instinct and How the Mind Works. Melvyn Bragg is a broadcaster, writer and novelist. He was made a Life Peer (Lord Bragg of Wigton) in 1998. Since then he has hosted over 660 episodes of In Our Time on subjects ranging from Quantum Gravity to Truth. He was presenter of the BBC radio series The Routes of English, a history of the English language. He is currently Chancellor of the University of Leeds Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://www.rigb.org/home/editorial-policy Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter
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APA Format in Word - in 4 Minutes
RECOMMEND USING UPDATED "APA Format in Word - in 4 Minutes V2" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZVIa2sTbpM Format basic APA documents in Word in 4 minutes. Really. This is a visual approach to writing APA in Word. At the end you'll find the steps used, which you can copy or screen print. Created for my college students, but shared in the hope that it helps others. If you have an earlier version of Word, just look for the same keywords, such as "different first page". Other how-to APA topics, such as citations and references, will appear in subsequent videos.
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Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing
The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT), in collaboration with the Harvard Writers at Work Lecture Series, welcomed Professor Steven Pinker and Visiting Professor Jill Abramson on December 9th, 2014 in a talk at Harvard titled, "Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing." The discussion, inspired by the recent publication of Professor Pinker’s book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, was focused on the teaching and learning of writing, associated challenges, and practical recommendations. The starting point of effective writing, Pinker shared, is for the author to determine a mental model of the communication scenario between the writer and the reader. Pinker shared the “classic style” theory of interpreting writer/reader communication from literary scholars Francis-Noel Thomas and Mark Turner. Classic style aims to help the reader see objective reality, which can be accomplished by focusing on the thing being shown and not on the activity of studying it, as well as by avoiding clichés and “metaconcepts” (concepts about concepts), among other recommendations. Academic writing, in contrast, is frequently written in postmodern or self-conscious style, one that includes apologizing and hedging.
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A Guide to Academic Writing
Most academic writing follows specific rules that you'll be expected to use when writing at the Open Polytechnic.
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13 Tips for Writing a Great Journal Article
13 TIPS FOR WRITING A GREAT JOURNAL ARTICLE: This short video by John Bond of Riverwinds Consulting gives tips on writing a journal article. FIND OUT more about John Bond and his publishing consulting practice at www.RiverwindsConsulting.com JOHN'S NEW BOOK is “Scholarly Publishing: A Primer” To find out more about the book: https://www.booksbyjohnbond.com/about-scholarly-publishing Buy it at Amazon: http://amzn.to/2jqaLPp SEND IDEAS for John to discuss on Publishing Defined. Email him at [email protected] or see http://www.PublishingDefined.com CONNECT Twitter: https://twitter.com/JohnHBond/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnbondnj/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/113338584717955505192/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/51052703-john-bond/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnBond/ TRANSCRIPT Hi there. I am John Bond from Riverwinds Consulting and this is Publishing Defined. Today I have 13 tips for writing a great academic article or paper. First, let us start before any writing has occurred. Think about whether the effort is justified. Is the topic new and novel in the field? Is the article about a particularly timely topic in your area? Don’t just write an article because you can; rather look to make a difference. Second, think about where you want to submit the manuscript. Be a loyal reader of any journal you intend to submit to; do not just pick one out of an online search. Know the mission of the publication. This will allow you to focus your writing on that journal. Third, follow the instruction or guidelines for authors for that journal very closely, particularly in regard to length and format. Now, let us look at mechanics. The fourth tip is to follow closely the appropriate style manual. Whether the AMA, APA, Chicago style guides, or others, you will benefit by understanding these guidelines in your field. Fifth, short and concise is always better. This applies to the entire manuscript but also to sentence length and paragraph length as well. No one ever said, “I wish that paper was longer.” Ruthlessly delete all extraneous materials. Sixth, follow accepted practices in regard to grammar and style. If you do not know the expected practices find someone that does. Also, read the articles in the journals you are submitting to so you can understand the tone of these articles. Now, let us look at the content presentation. Seventh, when the paper is written, review the abstract very, very closely. Many people will read only the abstract and it needs to be flawless. Make sure it conforms to the abstract format in your intended publication. Eight, consider the article title very carefully. Avoid a boring title which is really just a label. Consider something thought provoking or maybe even provocative, but do not stray so far that it is corny or sensational. Ninth, make sure any tables, charts, images, or graphics are essential and created in a quality fashion. Does each item standalone by itself? Lastly, let us consider the review of the manuscript before submission. My tenth tip is to read the final manuscript aloud several times. This helps for clarity and language. Eleventh, aside from having the content reviewed by your peers before submission, have others outside your field read the paper as well. Listen closely to any suggestions they have. Twelfth, avoid any hint of plagiarism. Always cite your sources. Never take any passage or ideas from others. An error here can affect your career or reputation. Finally, I know many people that watch these videos are non-English language speakers that may be submitting to an English language journal. If so, I suggest having a native English language colleague or speaker read and help craft the paper before submission. This will likely increase the quality of the final product and therefore increase the likelihood of acceptance. If you do not know anyone to help with this, there are many editorial services that will now assist for a fee. Or email me for suggestions of editors that can help with this. At the end of the day, there is no secret to success. Attention to detail and a careful review of the language will hopefully improve your work.
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IELTS Writing Task 1 - What to write!
How to succeed in Task 1 of the IELTS Academic writing section. One question that often comes up in Task 1 is "What should I include in the report?" In this lesson, we'll go over some of the key elements to look for in the infographics you will be given, as well as how to present them in a clear structure. Should you write an introduction? What about a conclusion? Should you put in your personal opinion? If you're talking the IELTS, you *must* watch this class! Take the quiz here: http://www.engvid.com/ielts-writing-task-1/ More IELTS resources: http://www.GoodLuckIELTS.com
APA Format and Citations: Sixth (6th) Edition
How to format research, term papers and essays with APA Sixth Edition Publication Manual [second printing]. A Word template pre-set in APA style can be downloaded from http://www.peakwriting.com/APA.docx
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What is legal academic writing style and how to use it in law essays
The legal academic writing style is a writing style used by the authors of journal articles. You task as a law student is to master it and use it in your law essays. If you're not sure how to do that, make sure you check out this video! --------------------------------------------------------------- Karolina Sieler is a Former Law Lecturer in London on a mission to support UK law students in improving their essay and exam grades. Her platform, Student’s Guide to Law, provides tips, resources and online courses on how to write a first class law essays, get amazing grades in law exams and go through law school stress-free. Subscribe to my channel for more tips & advice on law essays and exams! 1st Class Law Essay Writing Course: https://www.1stclassllb.com/p/essay-writing-course Essay proofreading: http://www.studentsguidetolaw.co.uk/essay-proofreading.html Essay plans: http://www.studentsguidetolaw.co.uk/essay-plans.html OSCOLA Referencing Guide: https://blackboard.swan.ac.uk/bbcswebdav/institution/LibraryISSResources/Referencing%20Guides/Full%20OSCOLA%20Referencing%20Guide.pdf --------------------------------------------------------------- Let’s connect! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1stclassllb/
A Guide to Academic Referencing
Here I talk about how I go about writing academic essays and how I reference my work! I also give you a few top tips on how to tackle your essays! Music By The Croft by Joakim Karud https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/tnV_PH26SVU
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Harvard Referencing (In-text citation)
Part of Academic Writing Skills Seminar by Mark Cholij Clients: http://www.theeducators.com Producer: Tony Zohari
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How to Write a Good Argumentative Essay: Logical Structure
https://kevindelaplante.com/how-to-write-essays This is a sample video from a full video tutorial course that teaches you how to improve your academic essay writing. The course is hosted on Udemy. To learn more, preview a selection of videos, and get a HUGE DISCOUNT on the signup price, click the link below: https://kevindelaplante.com/how-to-write-essays Many students enter college without the skills necessary to succeed simply because they were never properly taught how to write essays. This course aims to overcome this problem by offering a systemic framework for essay writing that removes the mystery and presents a clear path for moving from idea to outline to completed first draft. TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION 1: WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION A Brief Introduction to the Course SECTION 2: WHY ARE WRITING SKILLS SO IMPORTANT? Good Writers Rule the World SECTION 3: WHAT IS THE MOST EFFICIENT WAY TO IMPROVE MY ESSAY WRITING? The Craft of Writing from 20,000 Feet The Most Efficient Way to Dramatically Improve Your Essay Writing Introduction, Main Body, Conclusion: Why Are Essays Written This Way? How Essay Style is Related to Essay Structure SECTION 4: HOW SHOULD I APPROACH THE WRITING PROCESS? Writing for Discovery versus Writing for Presentation Why Rewriting is Important (And Why Students Don’t Think So) How to Deal with Writer’s Anxiety and Writer’s Block SECTION 5: WHAT IS MY IDEAL WRITING WORKFLOW? The Right Way to Think About Outlining My Ideal Writing Workflow Tools for Mind-Mapping, Outlining and Drafting The Writing Tools I Use: A Quick Introduction to Scrivener SECTION 6: WHAT DOES A STRUCTURED APPROACH TO ESSAY WRITING LOOK LIKE? Two Kinds of Structure to Keep in Mind A Structured Approach to Essay Writing Using Scrivener A Short Essay Demo Using a Structured Essay Writing Template SECTION 7: FOLLOW ALONG AS I WRITE A REAL COLLEGE ESSAY FROM START TO FINISH Part1: The Assignment Part 2: Initial Research Part 3: Outlining Part 4: Drafts Part 5: References and Citations SECTION 8: HOW CAN I IMPROVE MY WRITING STYLE? The Number One Misconception About Writing Style Oratorical Style, Prophetic Style and Romantic Style Practical Style, Reflexive Style and Academic Style Classic Style: Prose as a Window Into the World Classic Style as an Antidote to Bad Writing SECTION 9: HOW TO WRITE A GOOD ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY The Minimal Five-Part Structure of a Good Argumentative Essay Writing the Introduction Writing the Conclusion The Essay: “Should Teachers Be Allowed to Ban Laptops in Classrooms? Analysis: The Introduction Analysis: First Argument Analysis: Second Argument Analysis: Third Argument Analysis of the Main Body: Evaluation and Recommendations Analysis: Conclusion The Essay: An Improved Version SECTION 10: WHAT IS PLAGIARISM AND HOW CAN I AVOID IT? What is Plagiarism? Downloading and Buying Whole Papers Cutting and Pasting from Several Sources Changing Some Words But Copying Whole Phrases Paraphrasing Without Attribution The Debate Over Patchwriting SECTION 11: HOW SHOULD I CITE SOURCES IN MY ESSAY? When Should I Cite a Source? What Needs to be Cited? How to Cite: Mark the Boundaries Citing Exact Words Citing a Longer Quotation Citing a Source But Not Quoting Do I Have to Cite Information That is “Common Knowledge”? Citation Styles: MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, oh my! SECTION 12: WRAPPING UP Thank You GET A HUGE DISCOUNT ON THIS COURSE: https://kevindelaplante.com/how-to-write-essays SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/philosophyfreak?sub_confirmation=1
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how To cite an Academic Reference Harvard Style
how To cite an Academic Reference Harvard Style
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How to write a good essay: Paraphrasing the question
Do you sometimes struggle to begin writing an essay when taking an exam? Good news! There is an important writing skill that will help you improve your essay introductions. This technique is called "paraphrasing", and it means rewriting something using different words. In this lesson, I will teach you how to paraphrase successfully and how to change essay questions into your own words. These skills are very useful for university and high school students, as well as any students writing English proficiency exams like the TOEFL or IELTS. TAKE THE QUIZ: http://www.engvid.com/how-to-write-a-good-essay-paraphrasing-the-question/ WATCH NEXT: Essay Writing – 6 ways to compare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8WSzwBD7GQ TRANSCRIPT Hi, there. My name is Emma, and in today's video I'm going to teach you something very important for if you're taking any type of test that has a writing component. So, if you are taking the IELTS, the TOEFL, the CELPIP, even just a university test, it can be any type of test, but if you're asked to write something like an essay or a paragraph, this video is for you. Okay? So I'm going to teach you a very important skill that will help improve your marks when it comes to writing on tests. So, let's get started. So, I have here an essay question. This question is actually... I've seen it on the IELTS. You know, you have similar types of questions on the TOEFL, sometimes in university. The question is this: "Education is the single most important factor in the development of a country. Do you agree or disagree?" Or maybe: "To what extent do you agree or disagree?" So, this is an example of a question you might be asked. Now, a problem a lot of students have is in their answer to this question. They see this, and they think: "Okay, education is the most important factor in the development of a country, yes, I agree." So then they... Or: "I disagree", and they start writing. And what do they write? Usually the very first thing students will write is this: "I agree that education is the single most important factor in the development of a country because..." So, what is the problem with this? Is there any problem to start off your essay with something like this, or to start off your answer? There's a big problem. So I want you to take a moment and think: "What could be the problem with starting your essay off with this sentence?" Okay, well, if you noticed, you have here the word: "education, education, is, is, the single most important, most important factor". If you notice, these are the same. They're the exact same, except for: "I agree that" and "because". The student, here, has used the exact same wording that is in the question. So, if you do this on the IELTS-and many students do this, same with on the TOEFL-you actually will lose marks, and same with in university, because you're not showing your abilities; you're just copying what somebody else has said or what the essay question is. So, in this video, I'm going to show you first off... First off, I'm going to tell you: Don't do this, don't copy. And I'm going to teach you ways in order to improve yourself and your answer by changing this wording. How can you change your introduction so it's different than what the question is? Okay? So, let's look at how to make these changes. Okay, so what we are going to do in order to change the question into a proper answer that doesn't just copy the question, is we are going to paraphrase. So, the word here is: "paraphrase". This might be a new word for you. What does it mean to paraphrase something? Well, when we paraphrase, it means we take a sentence that, you know... We take somebody else's sentence and we change it into our own words. Okay? So, we change the words of a sentence, we also change maybe the sentence structure, but we keep all the same meaning. Okay? So, the meaning from the sentence you copy, it stays the same, same meaning, but different words and different sentence structure. Okay? So it's in your words, but this other person's meaning. So, we are going to paraphrase this example of a question into our own words. So, first we're going to look at how to do that using vocabulary and synonyms. So, we have here the same question: "Education is the single most important factor in the development of a country." How can we put this into new words or our own words that keep the same meaning? Well, we can use synonyms. So, this might be a new word for you, too. A "synonym". "Synonyms" are words that have the same meaning, but are different words.
5 tips to improve your writing
http://www.engvid.com/ Want to become a better writer? In this video, I will share five easy and quick tips that will improve writing in formal and academic settings. If you're in college or university or plan to study overseas, this video is for you! Watch the lesson, then take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/5-tips-to-improve-your-writing/ Next, watch my Top 5 Writing Tips video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu2gm-Y4RXs
Setting up the Heading (MLA Style) for Academic Writing
This is a very basic tutorial on how to make a heading for academic writing.
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References and Citations Academic Writing
This gives an initial understanding on the references and citations using Harvard style. This also talks about importance of citation and references in student work.
7 Ways to Improve English Writing Skills | IELTS | EXAM | ESSAY | ACADEMIC #Spon
How to improve English writing skills! This video will help with IELTS writing, academic writing, formal writing and university writing. I will show you 7 tips for writing exams, including information on IELTS linking words and English formal essay writing grammar and vocabulary. You can get 50USD/50EUR/3750RUB off your first month at Lingoda: http://bit.ly/2y0w6pd Click on the link above and use the voucher code: LUCY3 (Thank you to Lingoda for kindly sponsoring this video! I have worked with Lindoga for a long time now and I really love them as a company) Love, Lucy xoxo MY SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: @LearnEnglishWithLucy - https://goo.gl/RcwwAC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnglishwithLucy Twitter: @lucybellaearl - https://goo.gl/xBhfBd Sign up to audible for a FREE audiobook: http://amzn.to/2ixYg3Z Then download Sherlock Holmes read by Stephen Fry: http://amzn.to/2o0ofyH OXFORD ENGLISH language course: https://englishll.com/lucy/ Earn $10 free italki credit: https://go.italki.com/englishwithlucy £26 Airbnb credit: https://www.airbnb.co.uk/c/lcondesa £15 Booking.com credit: https://www.booking.com/s/34_6/ae3283f9 Free uber ride: https://www.uber.com/invite/lucye539ue £10 free makeup on FeelUnique: http://referme.to/9niUkCo Contribute subtitle translations & have your name displayed under the video: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCz4tgANd4yy8Oe0iXCdSWfA My Daily Makeup & Hair (You guys ask all the time!): Hair Curling & Styling: GHD Platinum Styler (I curl with straighteners): http://rstyle.me/n/ctkanzcdef7 Skin: Laura Mercier Primer - Radiance: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj94ycdef7 Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation - 3.0: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj9zfcdef7 Urban Decay Naked Concealer - Warm Light: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj927cdef7 Clinique Chubby Stick Baby Tint (as blush) - Poppin’ Poppy: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj974cdef7 Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzer: http://rstyle.me/n/ctkaefcdef7 Bourjois Poudre De Riz De Java 3.5g: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj953cdef7 Eyes: Urban Decay Eye Primer Potion - Eden: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj9zucdef7 Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz - Taupe: http://rstyle.me/n/ctj99tcdef7 Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel - Blonde: http://rstyle.me/n/ctkaabcdef7 Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eye Palette: http://rstyle.me/n/ctkaaqcdef7 Maybelline Master Ink Liquid Eyeliner - Satin: http://rstyle.me/n/ctkac4cdef7 MUA Wet Look Liquid Eyeliner - Black: http://amzn.to/2iwOmzw Lips: I SWEAR BY Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Sheer Tint - Plum: http://rstyle.me/n/ctkafpcdef7 My Recommended Books & Learning Materials (I have used all of these and fully recommend) GRAMMAR: Elementary Grammar in Use: http://amzn.to/2yJbWQi Intermediate Grammar in Use: http://amzn.to/2yQCGOr Advanced Grammar in Use: http://amzn.to/2gFJzv4 VOCABULARY: Elementary Vocabulary in Use: http://amzn.to/2i2YqMK Intermediate Vocabulary in Use: http://amzn.to/2z6FE23 Advanced Vocabulary in Use: http://amzn.to/2lfgR5H PHRASAL VERBS: Intermediate Phrasal Verbs in Use: http://amzn.to/2z5Ccos Advanced Phrasal Verbs in Use: http://amzn.to/2lfk6dF COLLOCATIONS: Intermediate Collocations in Use:http://amzn.to/2yM0WiA Advanced Collocations in Use: http://amzn.to/2yP9C9Y IDIOMS: Intermediate Idioms in Use: http://amzn.to/2i3dt9l Advanced Idioms in Use: http://amzn.to/2z78H5M IELTS SPECIFIC: Official Cambridge Guide to Ielts: http://amzn.to/2leGiEH Ielts Vocabulary Advanced 6.5+: http://amzn.to/2i3jKSB Ielts Grammar: http://amzn.to/2y3AaoI Recommended British Accent TV Programs and Films: Broadchurch (AMAZING TV Crime Series): http://amzn.to/2z6iWXZ Happy Valley (ANOTHER AMAZING Crime Series): http://amzn.to/2z6HQXl Bridget Jones (comedy film based in London): http://amzn.to/2gIcNcJ Love Actually (romantic comedy based in the UK): http://amzn.to/2z6glx3 FAQ: - Where are you from? I grew up in Bedfordshire, a county near London! - How many languages do you speak? I speak fluent Spanish and I'm learning Italian. You can see a video of me speaking Spanish here: https://goo.gl/4RVY0O - Which camera do you use? I use the Canon 60D (Discontinued - updated version here: (http://amzn.to/2z5I7K8) with a 50mm lens (http://amzn.to/2z7kgtq) - Which microphone do you use? I use the SONY ECMCS3 - Very affordable and great value for money: (http://amzn.to/2yOg9Sk) (Note that you will need this mic adapter if you want to use it with your iphone - http://amzn.to/2z6gNeD) I also use the Blue Yeti in vintage white for my voiceover work: http://amzn.to/2z4lHJa http://amzn.to/2yJPjLD - Which editing software do you use? Final Cut Pro X Advertising Standards: Anything with http://amzn.to, http://rstyle.me, https://www.airbnb.co.uk, https://www.uber.com/, https://go.italki.com, https://www.booking.com, https://englishll.com is an affiliate link. I earn commission through these links. If there is any sponsored content I place a #Spon in the title of the video, plus additional mention of the sponsorship in the description.
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Planning, organising and writing academic essays (APA / Harvard)
☛ For English subtitles, click on subtitles/closed captions This video uses APA / Harvard style referencing. It is found in the following subjects: ELC1012. Watch Dawn and find out how to plan, organise and write an effective academic essay. For more help with writing look here: http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/cill/writing.aspx Look at the R & W videos for lots more about writing effective academic essays: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBC72AD6E17CE72DA&feature=view_all Thanks to Dawn for appearing in the video. For more help with your English visit CILL: ★ Online: https://elc.polyu.edu.hk/cill/ ★ In person at A305 and Z213 ★ Map: http://elc.polyu.edu.hk/images/campus_map.jpg ELC Code: P135.3.1
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How to Write a Paper in a Weekend (By Prof. Pete Carr)
In this video, Prof. Carr (faculty member at the University of Minnesota, Department of Chemistry) is explaining the Algorithm of writing a paper in a weekend.
Hedging in Academic Writing
In this video for the NUST MISiS Academic Writing Center, English Language Fellow John Kotnarowski provides an introduction to the concept of hedging in academic writing. Defining hedging strategies as tools that allow the writer/researcher to be what John Skelton calls “confidently uncertain”, the video defines the concept of hedging, explains its importance in academic research writing and offers an overview of three common hedging strategies complete with examples.
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Wordprocessing for Academic Submissions Session 1 15;45
Session One Preparing your document This session look at setting your document to match the requirements of the Institutes style guide for academic submissions. It deals with the following: 1. Font Face and Size settings 2. Line and Paragraph spacing 3. Margins 4. Headers and Footers
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LEADERSHIP LAB: The Craft of Writing Effectively
Do you worry about the effectiveness of your writing style? As emerging scholars, perfecting the craft of writing is an essential component of developing as graduate students, and yet resources for honing these skills are largely under utilized. Larry McEnerney, Director of the University of Chicago's Writing Program, led this session in an effort to communicate helpful rules, skills, and resources that are available to graduate students interested in further developing their writing style.
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The Story Mint: Style Guide with Paris Whitehead
The Story Mint is where ideas are forged and stories are refined, minted and printed. Register now and join a virtual community that supports and celebrates creativity and literary success. The Style Guide demonstration 1:30 Credits 2:30 Read more at: http://www.thestorymint.com/ Link to Medic Delusion: http://www.thestorymint.com/writers-pad/jadencity/titles/medic-delusion Link to Murrays Bay Intermediate: http://www.mbi.school.nz/ Follow/Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheStoryMint... The Style Guide identifies your writer's 'voice'. By registering you get: 1. A comprehensive report on your writing, including help with sentence structure, dialogue and characterisation 2. Analysis and a comparison of your writing to famous, successful and respected authors 3. Your work benchmarked against which you can measure your writing 4. Guidance on how to develop your distinctive writing style - your 'Writer's Fingerprint' 5.A 26 point Writing Checklist 6. Information on different Story Structures 7. Help to craft blogs, reports and other writing - non-fiction and fiction. To see what it says about your writing sign up for the FREE TWO WEEK trial and see what it says about your writing.
Views: 253 The Story Mint
A 15 Minute Guide - How to Prepare a Conference Presentation Quickly
http://www.tropicalmba.com/presentation I've wasted a lot of time trying to transition my ideas/stories into presentations for conferences and webinars, so I finally made a template that acts as a guideline so I can focus on content and not format. It's worked really well for us so far, in particular for pumping out quick first drafts, so I figured I'd share it !
Views: 61423 Dan Andrews
Academic Referencing made easy
This presentation provides an overview of the key features of four popular academic referencing style guides listed on Google Scholar: Harvard, Chicago, APA and MLA. This presentation summarizes the six major scenarios that require an academic reference and explains the rationale for each situation. Discussion aims to simplify the common elements found in detailed style guides published by post-secondary educational institutions.
How to Format Your Essay in APA Style
Watch this step-by-step video on how to format your paper in APA, including title page formatting, header formatting, etc.
Views: 408228 Teresa Bolstad
Academic research and writing – Chapter 10 Referencing – Unit 3 Parenthetical referencing
https://academic-research-and-writing.org Academic research and writing Chapter 10 Referencing Unit 3 Parenthetical referencing Abstract: The academic principle of inter-subjective comprehensibility requires the traceability of thoughts and conclusions. Thus, academic research and writing is characterised by meticulous referencing. Style guides or citation guidelines define the applicable rules of referencing. Generally, five different types of references are distinguished: citation, indication, cross references, information and explanation. The two major types of referencing techniques are parenthetical referencing and footnote referencing. Parenthetical referencing can be performed by the use of the “author-date method” (“Harvard style”, “APA style”) or the “author-title method” (“author-page method”, “MLA style”). Parenthetical referencing requires an unstructured bibliography or an unstructured list of references. Footnote referencing with full information allows for a structured bibliography or a structured list of references. Key terms: Citation, direct citation, indirect citation, in-text citation, quotation, paraphrase, indication, reference, cross reference, footnote, endnote, parenthetical referencing, footnote referencing, author-date method, author-title method, author-page method, Harvard style, style guides, APA style, MLA style Course website: https://academic-research-and-writing.org Author's weblog: https://christiandecker.de Supported by: http://icademicus.com
IELTS - How to get a high score on Task 1 of the IELTS
Watch this lesson to get a better score on Task 1 of the academic IELTS. Panicked about the writing section of the IELTS? Or do you work in a field that requires you to present graphs? This English lesson will teach you key vocabulary to use when describing different types of graphs, a requirement in task 1 of the IELTS writing section. I will explain what you must do in Task 1, how you will be marked, and key expressions to use. I'll also give you some tips to help you achieve a high score on the IELTS. After the lesson, test yourself with the quiz at http://www.engvid.com/ielts-task-1-vocabulary/ For a complete, free guide to the IELTS, go to http://www.GoodLuckIELTS.com/

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