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Academic Wiring: Punctiation

Comma That cannot be used with comma
If it look paralel but the subjet is there, put comma before and.

Practice 1 (comma) 2. A company that wants to be successful must spend a great deal of money to advertise its products.
3. Advertising is essential to the free enterprise system, yet it can sometimes be very annoying.
4. Every minute of the day and night, people are exposed to ads on television, on billboards, in the newspapers, and in the magazines.
5. Yo cannot even avoid advertising in the privacy of your own car or your own home, for advertisers have begun selling their products in those places, too.
6. In the last few years, advertising agencies have started to hire young people to hand out circulars on street corners and in parking lots.
7. You can often find these circulars stuck on your windshield thrust, through the open windows of your car, stuffed in your mailbox, or simply scattered on your front doorstep.
8. Because Americans are exposed to so much advertising, they hav…

Academic writing

Master degree is about reading, writing, and reporting. Discussion in between.

It's got to be objective. Find sources.

Primary sources
Secondary sources, compile of primary sources
Tertiary sources, compile of secondary sources

The professor know all book, no plagiarism, don't copy paste, they know, even I know.

University have many libraries
And you will have access to previous thesis

Carry notes everywhere
Dont procrastinate
Read critically

Punction
Do not underestimate


Miss:
Mrs:
Ms: married woman who do not use husband name

Dash
Hypen

Parantheses = Brackets

Do not translate address

1990s (nineteen ninetees)
1990 (nineteen ninety)

there is no aphrostope 1990's <--- wrong

was and were will always written in full.




Drafting, editing and proof reading
thats why dont procrastinate
Summarise the data

Plagiarism



Practice
Example of direct quotations Dr Yixuan Ma, a well-known  astrophysicist who has been studying black holes, said, "They are the most interesting phenome…