Effective Writing

Effective Writing - Writing Effectively For Economics and...

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Writing Effectively For Economics and Beyond
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Don’t Be Defensive! Your writing style is not your boy/girlfriend Don’t say, “It’s just my style!” Two Issues Grammar Clarity Some people say: Write to obscure the truth “Politics and the English Language” by Orwell Others say: Write so people can understand you I say: Write so no one can mis understand you
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Writing an Effective Paragraph Paragraphs are the unit of thought One thought/one paragraph Don’t begin with “And,” “But,” etc. Be clear about the antecedents of pronouns Use the noun every other sentence or so Keep tense and number parallel
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The Basic Point of a Sentence Who does what to whom? Reading decodes symbols (words) into subject, action, and object How to ease decoding? :
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Sentence Who does what to whom? Decodes symbols (words) into object & actions How to ease decoding? Example: I
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