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MHRA Referencing – How to Cite a Book

MHRA referencing is a citation style set out by the Modern Humanities Research Association. It is commonly used in humanities subjects, especially English language and literature. So if you’re writi...

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17/02/17

Grammar Tips: Compound Subjects and Verb Agreement

Most people know that singular nouns take singular verbs (e.g. ‘He runs’), while plural nouns take plural verbs (e.g. ‘They run’). This is known as subject-verb agreement. However, verb agreem...

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17/02/17

Word Choice: Me, Myself and I

The opening lines from Billie Holiday’s ‘Me, Myself and I’ go as follows: Me, myself and I are all in love with you / We all think you’re wonderful, we do. This is a touching sentiment, bu...

23 February 2017 | 0 comments

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23/02/17

The Two Meanings of ‘However’

The word ‘however’ is quite common in academic writing. It also has two meanings, so it’s important to know how it should be used in different situations. In this blogpost, we’ll illustrate th...

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17/03/17

MLA Referencing – Citing a Journal Article

MLA referencing is widely used in humanities and language subjects. It’s also fairly unique as far as referencing systems go, so it can seem confusing if you haven’t used it before. Luckily, your ...

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