Linguistic Inflation In The English Language

What is linguistic inflation? Linguistic inflation concerns a devaluation of the meaning of words over time. It is something that has increased in prevalence over recent years with the compounded…


How To Prepare A Personal Statement

Preparing a personal statement When applying for University or some colleges, you will be required to write a personal statement as part of your UCAS (University and Colleges Admissions Service)…


Using Sources In Your Work

Citations, footnotes and endnotes The three types of sourcing this article will look at are citations, footnotes and endnotes. Citations are in-text references, whilst footnotes and endnotes are…


Preparing A Cover Letter

Preparing A Cover Letter

How to write a cover letter? Cover letters are a piece of writing that you can include with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) or application form when applying for a job. Similar to the purpose of a…


Writing A Dissertation

Writing A Dissertation

How to write a dissertation? Dissertations are generally written at University, and will make up the majority of your final degree grade. Although all dissertation briefs will be varied dependent on…


Tips To Improve Your Vocabulary

Improving your vocabulary Improving your vocabulary has become incredibly easy in recent years, with the introduction of many accessible and convenient ways to discover new words, like phone or…


Proofreading Academic Work

Proofreading Academic Work

Why Proofread? Before submitting a piece of academic writing, it is always a good idea to take the time to read through your work and make sure that there are no mistakes in your spelling,…


Making Your Writing More Persuasive

The purpose of persuasive writing? Persuasive writing is fundamental to academic writing. As persuasive writing is used to put your arguments across to your reader in an engaging and compelling…