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Writing – Transitions – in addition, moreover, furthermore, another

Hi. Welcome back to EngVid.com. I’m Adam. In today’s lesson, we’re going to look at writing skills. More specifically, we’re going to look at transitions. Again, before I begin, let me tell you IELTS and TOEFL students out there: transitions are very, very important for you, for the essay section of the test; big points […]

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The Art of World-Building in Science Fiction — James Holland Jones at The Interval, 02019

When you write a novel, you have to engage in the process of world-building. And you have all these linked systems in reality. We have a reality, of course, but in the New York City reality of Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140—this is the cover art from that book—and sea levels have risen by […]

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Astroturf and manipulation of media messages | Sharyl Attkisson | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Translator: Marta Palacio Reviewer: Denise RQ Consider this fictitious example that’s inspired by real life: say you’re watching the news, and you see a story about a new study on the cholesterol-lowering drug called cholextra. The study says cholextra is so effective that doctors should consider prescribing it to adults and even children who don’t […]

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