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Key Concepts for Writing in North American Colleges

Summary:

This resource provides a list of key concepts, words, and phrases that multi-lingual writers may find useful if they are new to writing in the North American educational context. It covers concepts and and key words pertaining to the stages in the writing process, style, citation and reference, and other common expressions in academic writing

The resources in this section cover key words, phrases an concepts regarding the following topics:

Please note, that these lists are not exhaustive, and that there may be some variety in how these terms are used at your college or university. Remember, when in doubt, always ask your instructor.

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Copyright ©1995-2018 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use.