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How to Organize a Literature Review

When I was in middle school, my language arts teacher made our class present a report on a historical topic. She start off the unit by playing Billy Joel’s “We

Such as Versus If

Did you know there’s a difference between “such as” and “like”? “Such as” is for when you want to create examples. “I like animals, such as cats.” “Like” is for

When to Use Whether versus If

Even though it’s perfectly acceptable to say, “I was wondering if you’d like some coffee,” that’s not technically correct written English. That’s because “if” isn’t the right word to use

DIY Editing: Affect versus Effect

“Affect” and “effect” might be two of the most commonly confused words in the English language. Most people pronounce them exactly the same way; instead of using a long “a”

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