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Improving Your Writing

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Improving Your Writing

Resources

There are many resources to help you with writing academic English. Here are a few books that we have found helpful:

Diane Collinson et al., Plain English, 2nd edition (Buckingham:  Open University Press, 2001). This book has numerous exercises for practice.

Marion Field, Improve Your Punctuation and Grammar, 2nd edition.  (Oxford:  How To Books, 2003) Explanations, examples, and practice exercises.

Marion Field, Improve Your Written English, 4th edition (Oxford:  How To Books, 2003) Explanations, examples, and practice exercises.

Christine Sinclair, Grammar: A Friendly Approach. (Berkshire:  Open University Press, 2007) Clear explanations and examples.