One good way to accomplish structure and clarity in your text is by the usage of signposts.

One good way to accomplish structure and clarity in your text is by the usage of signposts.

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Academic writing is explicit in a number of ways. Most importantly, it indicates that there is a clear presentation of ideas into the paper. The written text should have a well-organized structure and be easy for the reader to follow. One method to accomplish structure and clarity in your text is through the use of signposts. Signposts are words and phrases that you can use in your text in order to guide your reader along. Signposting could be divided in to two different categories: major signposting and linking phrases and words.

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Major signposting is used to signal key components of the task, for instance the intent behind an paper that is academic its structure. Continue reading