Tutorials for Writing

For High-Beginner to Intermediate students living in the United States.

Writing Tutorials

Free tutorials will help you better understand essay writing.

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In-Text Citations

In-Text Citations University courses use standardized formatting, such as MLA and APA.  If you are taking a science course you...

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The Problem-Solution Essay

The Problem-Solution Essay Essay Overview A Problem-Solution Essay discusses a problem, and then provides a plan for its solution.  We often use...

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Conditional Sentences

Expressing Cause and Effect We use conditional sentences to express cause and effect.  The effect can be real, or it can...

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Using Prefixes

For a list of prefixes, visit Yuba College Writing & Language Development Center. Prefixes for English Language Learners

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Academic Honesty

College Writing Academy encourages honesty in every phase of learning and values transparency in the use of information from other...

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Writer Biases

Bias = strong feeling in favor of or against a thing, a person, or a group of peopleWriters often use persuasive...

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Cohesion and Coherence

Definitions cohesion = sticks together.  This word refers to how well ideas flow from one sentence to another. cohesion (noun), cohesive...

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