Online Writing Lab handouts
200 Free Cover letters for Job Hunters
How to Organize Your Thesis: Carleton University
Organizing, Planning and Delivering an Oral Presentation: Interactive
Writing an Essay (University of Victoria)
-- provides all aspects of writing an essay,
including types of essays, getting started, organizing it, getting
it down, proofreading and presenting, doing a research essay,
doing exam essays, common problems writing essays, and some sample
essays to look at.
Writing Timed Essays: Five Tools
Writing a Paragraph (University of Victoria)
-- includes developing the paragraph, the
functions of paragraphs, paragraph order, paragraph transitions,
and common paragraph problems.
Writing Clear Sentences (University of Victoria)
-- includes writing sentences without jargon
or cliches, capitalization, hyphens, apostrophes, mistakes with
modifiers, wordiness, and the passive voice.
Knowing the Basics of Grammar (University of Victoria)
-- includes phrases, clauses, pronouns,
agreement, the subject, the object, verb agreement, punctuation,
colons, semicolons, parentheses, dashes, and a grammar glossary.
Choosing and Using Words (University of Victoria)
-- includes levels of usage, cliches, jargon,
A Dictionary of Usage,gender inclusive language, and spelling.
Acknowledging Your Sources (University of Victoria)
-- includes bibliographies, quoting materials,
parenthetical citation, footnotes, citing books, citing articles,
and citing miscellaneous sources
Writing Summaries (University of Victoria)
-- includes how to write summaries, grasping
the main trend of thought, reducing explanation, and using the
most economical wording possible.
Essay Writing for students in Politics and the Social Sciences
by David W. Lovell and Rhonda Moore
Writing Argumentative Essays (Victoria Unviersity)
Writing Analytical Essays
Using Logic and Argument in Writing (University of Victoria)
includes abstractions, analogies, syllogism,
non sequiturs, fallacies of relevance, and slanted language.