Do not ASSUME that your reader will understand what you are trying to say—try to write so that another person will grasp your ideas. Editorial matters aside, English reviewers appear to be practical and constructive in their criticism, focussing, as they do, on suggestions for improvement.
The following table shows you a few common wordy phrases and their shorter replacements: Wordy phrases 1. The examinee has to treat such questions with ordered precision and analytic rigour, paying equal attention to all possible aspects of the problem in hand.
In this area much more attention has been given to academic English than to any other language, with monolingual studies on abstracts Roundsscience digests Fahnestock and medical discourse Salager-MeyerMyers See the ASO fact sheet on Using non-discriminatory language.
Journal of Applied Mechanics vs. In idiomatic German collocations with Wort can be classified into two main groups, viz. Lastly, let us consider the question of text organization, using biographical recounts as an example.
A concluding sentence helps to end one paragraph and to provide a smooth transition to the next cf.
If we accept that different writing styles should be preserved and taught, then it would be only logical to collate the writings of some of the most renowned stylists in each linguaculture with a view to ferreting out their essential skills.
DO NOT use full stops between the abbreviated letters e. German reviewers tend to be more variable in their use of reporting verbs than their English and French colleagues, a result that contrasts significantly with findings on newspaper texts, where French can be shown to exhibit much greater variability.