Tag: active voice

The Art of Scientific Writing: The Passive Voice

The passive voice: a vexed issue in scientific communications. During my time as a teacher of English literature, there were two things that I told my students ahead…

How to Write an Essay: A Guide for University Students

How to write an essay: Signposting Active and Passive Phrasing -Ing Verbs and Dangling Modifiers  ‘This’ at the Start of Sentences ‘Hence’ and ‘Therefore’ ‘As’ and ‘Because’ ‘Within’…