This is a cheat sheet for the differences between American and British English.
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Here is a cheat sheet to provide you with a convenient list of the most commonly misspelt words in English. Print out the attached pdf and stick it on your wall for quick reference.
If you find yourself repeating the same words continually you will find this cheat sheet invaluable. Download the free PDF to find out which words are the most overused and suggestions for synonyms to replace them with. For example:
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Here are 10 easy ways to proofread your own work.
There are many sources of advice out there for PhD students, the best one however is a comic strip called PhD: Piled higher and Deeper. The comics are amusing, accurate and there is a lot of wisdom in them. Here are the top 10 tips:
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