Learn style and word usage in scientific writing

Eliminate word-choice errors and create a publish-worthy manuscript

What will you learn?

  1. How to articulate and communicate better
  2. How to avoid superfluous words
  3. Discover standards you can use for abbreviations and acronyms
Learn style and word usage in scientific writing

Why should you enroll?

Word choice and style help us convey the intended meaning to our target readers. In this course, you will learn how to eliminate word choice errors in scientific writing and create a publish-worthy manuscript.

What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Objectives

Lecture 3: Why is English Confusing?

Lecture 4: Impact of Word Choice

Lecture 5: Word Choice

Lecture 6: Commonly Misused Nouns

Lecture 7: Commonly Misused Adjectives

Lecture 8: Commonly Misused Verbs

Lecture 9: Commonly Misused Verbs (Cont.)

Lecture 10: Commonly Misused Prepositions

Lecture 11: Commonly Misused Words for Comparison

Lecture 12: That/Which

Lecture 13: Superfluous Words: Tautology

Lecture 14: Superfluous Words: Pleonasms

Lecture 15: Imprecise Words, Verbs and Phrases

Lecture 16: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Lecture 17: Summary