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Understanding Tone – Online Synchronous Workshop

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October 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Free

This workshop is taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley.

For many graduate writers, finding an appropriate tone is a challenge. In this workshop, we will discuss how to evaluate and adjust the level of formality in your academic writing. Informality can come from a range of features in our writing: excessive generality, inaccurate verbs, imprecision, wordiness, and poor word choice. After looking at examples of how informality can weaken academic writing, we will introduce a collection of strategies that can help to combat these problems.

This is the first of 4 workshops in the Improving Your Graduate Writing workshop series. 

This workshop will be offered live online and will not be recorded. Please register to receive a link to join the workshop at the scheduled time. If you are not able to register online or if you are not a currently registered U of T graduate student, please contact Sarah at sgs.gcac@utoronto.ca and she will register you manually.

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Date:
October 19, 2021
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
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