Sentence Length

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Jul 022012

When International Students write Academic English, they generally write sentences that are too long [my record was a sentence by a Spanish girl that was 85 words long!]. Of course, this can confuse the reader [never a good idea !] and mean that your ideas are unclear.

Other students do the opposite, and write sentences that are too short; this has the effect of making your English [and your ideas] seem basic, and not well-developed. Continue reading »