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Acknowledgements

Compiled by English Language Librarian, Christine Ho, and Research Support Librarian, Aster Zhao, and includes resources shared by Dr. Linda Lin (English Language Centre) in her presentation on academic writing tools.

 

Academic Writing

In this section, you will find resources to help you write an academic paper, including online tools to help you with word choice, phrasing, and a selection of handbooks from the Library.

 

Essay Writing Help
Undergraduate Student Writing 

Concordancers

"A concordancer is a piece of software, either installed on a computer or accessed through a website, which can be used to search, access and analyse language from a corpus. [It]...can give us very accurate information about the way language is authentically used." [Source]

Dictionaries & Thesauri
Phrasebanks
Handbooks

How to Start Writing

How to Start Writing

English Collocation

Professional English in Use

This series combines resources and exercises to help learners improve their English writing in professional contexts. Titles cover Medicine, Engineering, Marketing, Finance, Law, and more.