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70+ Connective Words To Power Up Your Essays [COMPREHENSIVE LIST]

70+ Connective Words To Power Up Your Essays [COMPREHENSIVE LIST]

When you’re writing an essay or assignment, you need to use every trick in the book to maximise your marks. And one of the best tools for radically improving your writing is the power of connective words. Used correctly, connective words can give your writing new...

How To Proofread An Essay: 12 Strategies To Power Up Your Checking

How To Proofread An Essay: 12 Strategies To Power Up Your Checking

Here’s how to proofread an essay, with 12 clever strategies to take your proofreading skills to the next level. Because after all that hard work, don’t let careless mistakes drag your essay (and your grade!) down! 1.     Print it out Many people...

Signposting Words in Essays:  Shortcut to Super-Writer Status

Signposting Words in Essays: Shortcut to Super-Writer Status

Looking to take your essay to the next level WITHOUT learning a load of complex structures, knotty grammar and fancy vocabulary? Simple: start using signposting words. Here's how: What is signposting in writing? Using signposting in your essays means adding...

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How To Start A Paragraph: 200+ Important Words And Phrases

How To Start A Paragraph: 200+ Important Words And Phrases

There’s a lot to get right when you’re writing an essay. And a particularly important skill is knowing how to start a paragraph effectively. That first sentence counts! Luckily for you, we’ve compiled HEAPS of advice, example phrases and top connective words to help...

How To Start An Essay: Top Foolproof Techniques!

How To Start An Essay: Top Foolproof Techniques!

Often the most difficult stage of essay writing is just getting started. You’ve got a blank page, perhaps a jumble of notes, maybe even an outline. But … inspiration isn’t striking, and the words aren’t flowing. So how can you be systematic about starting an essay?...

How to Structure an Essay: Our Top Tips

How to Structure an Essay: Our Top Tips

Writing an essay may not feel daunting at first. But when you’re met with a single question and several sheets of blank paper, knowing where to start can be tricky. Figuring out how to structure an essay effectively will get you top marks, and it’ll help you work more...

What is a paragraph, and how do you write them effectively?

What is a paragraph, and how do you write them effectively?

As a writer, you (hopefully) use paragraphs a lot. They’re fantastic tools for improving the readability of our work. But what is a paragraph when you really get down to it? And how can you write the most effective paragraphs? Let’s find out! Paragraphs: the low down...

70+ Connective Words To Power Up Your Essays [COMPREHENSIVE LIST]

70+ Connective Words To Power Up Your Essays [COMPREHENSIVE LIST]

When you’re writing an essay or assignment, you need to use every trick in the book to maximise your marks. And one of the best tools for radically improving your writing is the power of connective words. Used correctly, connective words can give your writing new...

What’s On My Bookshelf: Top 5 Juiciest Gems (Podcast)

What’s On My Bookshelf: Top 5 Juiciest Gems (Podcast)

There's some incredible wisdom to be found on my bookshelf. Listen to some of the BEST tips and tricks to be found in five of my most-loved books about studying and learning.There's some incredible wisdom to be found on my bookshelf. Today, I pick out some of the BEST...

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