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Research and referencing: Step 5: Creating/Presenting

How do I communicate my ideas effectively? How will I show my audience my findings?


Editing tips


Once you have written your essay, there are some questions you can ask yourself during the editing process which will help you meet the word limit and refine your expression.

1. Have I said anything that didn't need to be included?

2. Have I repeated myself?

3. Have I used formal language, or colloquial language?

4. Look at each sentence in turn. Is there a way I can say the same thing, but in fewer words?

5. Find a quiet space, alone. Read your essay out loud to yourself. You will pick up things which will need changing, rewriting or deleting.