Writing Tips

Mina Lee  |  EFSLANG698A  |  SPRING 2018-2019

Instructor: Connie Rylance

Textbook: Academic Writing for Graduate Students (3rd Edition) [link]

Tools

Style

Flow

Do not merely depend on sentence connectors (e.g. also, however, etc.)!

Introduction

Methods

Related Work

Review

Noun phrase

Modal + have

Past participle

Comparative expression

if

Noun phrase

had

Past participle

Adverbial or complement

The images

would have

been

more informative

if

they

had

been

in color

The damage assessment

would have

been

more accurate

if

it

had

been done

immediately after the earthquake

The resolution of the gel material

might have

changed

if

substantial Joule heating

had

occurred

(Source: https://www.grammar-quizzes.com/10-1.html)

Use of Words

Vocabulary

Miscellaneous