On this page you will find various worksheets to help you improve your writing skills. You can use these materials on your own, but we recommend that you discuss them in a consultation with our peer tutors. There you will also get advice on which techniques could be particularly useful for you and learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
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This page houses our handouts for English Academic Writing. For the full collection and links to writing guides of individual disciplines, visit our German website.
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Understanding Source Use in Academic Writing
The secondary/primary source distinction is not always useful to us as writers. This handout introduces you to a new vocabulary for categorizing sources, and suggests how you might use it to read academic texts, organize your research, and revise your writing.