English Skills: Lesson 9, Wordiness: Handouts

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 capital_cc_logo_sized                                                                                                                         Capital Community College’s website features a comprehensive overview of concise writing and provides tips on how to avoid wordy sentence constructions. Quizzes can be found at the bottom of the page:


Idaho StateIdaho State University has developed a 2-page handout about avoiding wordy sentence constructions:


Image WISCThe Writing Center at Wisconsin University compiled a list of one-word replacements for commonly-used wordy phrases: