Essay Writing Skills/Resources

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  • University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic resource - Essay writing with readings - A homegrown (Dunedin) and fun online essay writing module. A great place to start.
  • RMIT University's Learning Lab has a range of tutorials and quick reference guides on
  • Summarising
  • Synthesizing
  • Academic Style
  • Paraphrasing
  • Referencing
  • Editing
  • Sentences
  • Paragraphs
  • Spelling
  • Linking Words
  • Business Writing

Websites on Essay Writing

Sample essays with comments

  • Click on this link sample essayto find a sample essay with comments. Click on the blue highlights in the essay to view comments.

How to Write Paragraphs

  • The purpose of this handout is to give some basic instruction and advice regarding the creation of understandable and coherent paragraphs.paragraphs
  • Developing Unified and Coherent Paragraphs visit this link uottawa

How and when to Paraphrase

  • When should I paraphrase, and when should I summarize? Visit this link utoronto

Essay writing resources from RSS feed

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