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College students are often expected to write research articles on a regular basis. Depending on their specific area of study, the manner in which these articles should be written may vary quite dramatically. Typically, students receive instructions on article topic, but no directions on the actual writing style itself. Typically, writing styles are classified as being focused on the humanities, sciences, or social sciences.

   A College Student’s Guide to Citation Styles

 



International Students who have a difficult time writing in a particular style may want to seek assistance

from a professor or writing expert.


Our ESL Department offers help with content, grammar, structure, citations and many others. Please contact Mark Fischer, ESL Services Support Coordinator  for an appointment.

American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for teachers' professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

 

The Office of English Language Programs

American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for teachers' professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

 

Materials for Learning English | American English

 

 

TEAMS WANTED!!!

ALL STUDENT ORGS (recognized by SGA) AND CLUB SPORTS MAY

COMPETE DURING THE ST. PATRICK’S WEEK COMPETITION!

 

SIGN UP NOW!!!

(DEADLINE FOR SIGN UP IS SUNDAY, MARCH 16TH AT 4PM)

 

HAVE YOUR ORG BE A PART OF MSOE’S OLDEST TRADITION!

YOUR ORG CAN WIN $$$!

EASY TO BE A PART OF! YOUR ORG CAN PARTICIPATE IN ONE EVENT,SOME EVENTS, OR ALL EVENTS!

 

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM:

http://www.msoe.edu/community/campus-life/page/2240/st-pats-competition-registration

Sign up at the form on the MSOE HUB (website)!

 

 

THE ST. PAT COMPETITION OVERALL RULES:

-and-

THE ST. PAT’S COMPETITION INDIVIDUAL EVENT RULES:

http://www.msoe.edu/community/campus-life/student-life/student-activities/stpatsweek

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 16th

‘POT-O-GOLD’ SCAVENGER HUNT

(SCAVENGER HUNT - registered team competition event)

Noon-2pm starts on the 3rd Floor of the CC

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 16th

BANNER HANGING

(MURAL - registered team competition event)

5pm in the Cudahy Student Center

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 17th (St. Patrick’s Day)

CARNIVAL IN THE CC

(CARNIVAL BOOTH - registered team competition event)

Noon - 2pm in the Cudahy Student Center

 

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 18th

FOOD DRIVE AND POP TAB COLLECTION (at Video Variety Show)

(BRING IN COLLECTED FOOD AND ALUMINUM POP TABS - registered team competition event)

6:30pm in the Todd Wehr Auditorium

 

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 18th

VIDEO VARIETY SHOW

7pm in the Todd Wehr Auditorium

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19th

ENGINEERING O'LYMPICS

(ENGINEERING OLYMPICS FLAG - registered team competition event)

(ENGINEERING OLYMPICS TEAM - registered team competition event)

7pm in the Kern Center Arena (and later possibly the MSOE grass Athletic Field)

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 21st

ST. PATRICK'S RAIDER RALLY

Noon starting at the Walter Schroeder Library

* A TEAM’S CANDIDATE MAY BE ST. PATRICK OR ON THE COURT *

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 21st

ST. PATRICK'S PROCLAMATION SIGNING

12:15pm-ish (after the Rally) in the Cudahy Student Center

* A TEAM’S CANDIDATE MAY BE ST. PATRICK OR ON THE COURT *

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 22nd 

ST. PATRICK'S DANCE

8pm at the MSOE Todd Wehr Auditorium

* WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED FOR EACH EVENT *

 

 

 

 

PRE-TEAM COMPETITION EVENTS THAT YOUR TEAM CAN BE A PART OF:

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 14th

EGG DROP

Noon on the Werwath Mall

1. Complex noun phrases

                e.g. … a task-driven approach to software design …

2. Hedging devices

               e.g. Internet Protocol Television is arguably the most interesting new media development.

3. Depersonalizing structures

               e.g. There needs to be a proper exploration of the causes of the riots.

4. Passives

               e.g. Twelve new species of Peruvian insect were identified by Swiss naturalists in 2011.

5. Particular types of linking language

               e.g. Swans, in contrast, appear to mate for life.

6. The frequency of signalling language

               e.g. Anders and Silver do not share the same views on the technical aspects of stem cell research. Armstrong (2012) explains                why this disagreement matters …

7. Particular uses of verb tenses/aspects

               e.g. Both studies conclude that a sudden drop in temperature delays the bonding process.

 

Taken from:   Academic writing: The magnificent seven | Oxford University Press

"Asking for permission to do something takes many different forms. Perhaps you need to get permission to do something at work, or perhaps you need to ask a friend for permission to use one of her possessions, or maybe you need to ask the teacher if you can leave room the for a moment or two. Remember to use polite forms when asking for permission to do something or use an object as you are asking a favor of that person."

Read more at Asking for, Granting and Refusing Permission in English by  Kenneth Beare

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Correct Placement of Enough and Too Much or Too Many

http://esl.about.com/od/common_mistakes/a/How-To-Use-Too-And-Enough.htm

By Kenneth Beare, About.com Guide

Picture by Corbin Bernsen