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Grammar & Language

When it comes to writing a research proposal, an assignment, or an academic paper, you tend to worry: you wonder whether you are making errors of spelling, grammar,…
Errors in word usage account for a significant proportion of language problems in research papers written by non-native English speakers. This article lists some…
Choosing between the active and passive voice can be particularly confusing in academic writing. This article will help you understand how to make the appropriate choice…
You’ve poured blood, sweat, and tears, along with countless hours into your dissertation and it’s nearly ready for its final hand-in. However, you want your dissertation…
There is a dire need to communicate in simplified writing in Academic Publishing. Complex ideas need not be described in a difficult manner. This article discusses how…
This post describes the different kinds of word-related information that a dictionary offers, including meaning, usage, pronunciation, etymology, etc.
This post shows how English monolingual dictionaries differ in terms of the number of words, quotations, sequence in which different meanings of the same word are…
Science Research Writing is a practical and handy guide for non-native authors who want to write research papers in English.
The book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century by Steven Pinker is a useful resource for authors looking to understand the…
The book Punctuation...? is a hands-on guide for researchers who wish to learn about using punctuation correctly in a short span of time.