There/their have been much heated discussions raised from Hamlet.
(…) these two central assumptions provide realists with support for there/their argument about the need for states to behave selfishly.
During early nineteenth century there/their was very few women thriller writers…
Liberalists believe that…
This theory of social learning fell into distribute.
The Tsunami has had a massive affect on Asian economies.
Word Choice – More Importantly
Why do you write???
Do you understand what the authors are saying?
From an essay on Romanticism:
‘This new beginning started as a theory to the extremes of change in which new ways of living were reflected in new ways of thinking’.
‘The Dispositio of the speech make’s it very effective on the audience. Queen Elisabeth skilfully starts and ends the speech with digresso this eases the situation she’s in and enables her to deport from the theme of the monopolies’.
Remember that you write to be heard
You write to communicate
You don’t ‘sound academic’ with lots of posy words/phrases
Explain words/phrases which are ‘out of the ordinary’/ambiguous
Signal that words are missed out – I don’t = I do not. BUT:
In general, don’t abbreviate in academic work!
I.e. = that is
Can’t cook, won’t cook = cannot cook, will not cook
Can you explain when else an apostrophe should be used?