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Word Choice: Illicit vs. Elicit

Although they sound slightly different when spoken, it’s easy to mix up the words ‘illicit’...

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Word Choice: Their, They’re or There?

Although they sound similar when spoken, ‘their’, ‘they’re’ and ‘there’ have very different meanings. And...

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Citing an Ebook with the Oxford Referencing Style

Paper is a thing of the past. Well, not really. But it is convenient that...

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How to Structure an Essay

When writing an essay, you can break it down into five basic parts. These are:...

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The Difference Between Concrete and Abstract Nouns

Nouns can be divided into two primary categories: concrete and abstract. Learning how to use...

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2-minute read

Word Choice: Illicit vs. Elicit

Although they sound slightly different when spoken, it’s easy to mix up the words ‘illicit’...

2-minute read

Word Choice: Their, They’re or There?

Although they sound similar when spoken, ‘their’, ‘they’re’ and ‘there’ have very different meanings. And...

2-minute read

Citing an Ebook with the Oxford Referencing Style

Paper is a thing of the past. Well, not really. But it is convenient that...

2-minute read

How to Structure an Essay

When writing an essay, you can break it down into five basic parts. These are:...

1-minute read

The Difference Between Concrete and Abstract Nouns

Nouns can be divided into two primary categories: concrete and abstract. Learning how to use...

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