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Unformatted text preview: o Use active voice o Omit needless words o Keep summaries to one tense • Know where you stand and makes positions clear and plausible • Be certain rather than irresolute as its better to be wrong than not sure • Write in a way that come naturally to you o Use words and phrases you understand • Do not overwrite or overstate o Delete excess words • Do not use qualifiers o Rather, little, very, pretty ect • Use orthodox spelling and keep spelling the same through the entire paper • Do not over explain with adverbs or make up awkward adverbs • Avoid using “fancy” words and be clear, concise and to the point • Do not inject your opinion or use foreign language • Do not use unusual words and keep to the standard • Use figures of speech such as metaphors and similes sparingly o Make sure they are clear and understood by all as well...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2010 for the course PH 122 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.
- Spring '08