Osmond: Academic Writing and Grammar for Students 2e

Grappling with grammar? Struggling with punctuation? Whether you're writing an essay or assignment, report or dissertation, this useful guide shows you how to improve the quality of your work at university – fast – by identifying and using the correct use of English grammar and punctuation in your academic writing.


Academic Writing Facebook page
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Referencing academic research
In this blog post, Alex Osmond discusses the challenges students face when referencing academic research within the field. 
Asserting your academic voice
In this blog post, Alex Osmond discusses the challenges students face when asserting their academic voice. 
Academic Writing Video
In this video, Alex Osmond talks about the motivations behind writing his book, what makes it unique, and how it will help students from a wide range of subjects improve their academic writing.
Common Mistakes
This video guides you through some of the most common mistakes found in student essays and how to correct them.
Conciseness and clarity
This video tackles one of the most challenging aspects of academic writing: keeping things short, simple and clear.
Conciseness and clarity
In this blog post, Alex discusses expletive constructions.