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:

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm

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

http://www.isu.edu/success/writing/handouts/wordiness.pdf

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

http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/CCS_wordyphrases.html