So, you sit at the table, ready to produce an excellent article in English. A catchy title is ready, the main ideas written in the draft – only to start! Want to see your work made a good first impression? Sitting down for writing articles or essay in English, you should consider some of the nuances of formatting inherent in this language. Observing the following rules, you will show that you own the culture of the English letters and have a professional approach to business.
The lack of a “red line”
Unlike the Russian language, the proposals in the new paragraphs of the English texts are written without indentation (red line). And from this it follows the following rule.
Highlighting paragraphs break/ enter
In order to visually separate one paragraph from another, in the English texts use vertical space. Thus, your essay will look like this:
Quotation marks in English are composed of a single comma
In the Russian language quotes are: “a”, and in English like this: “
Titles of books, magazines, movies and Newspapers highlighted quotes
Thus in printed text, these names should be italicized. For example:
After 50 years at the top of the Sight & Sound poll, Orson Welles”s debut film has been convincingly ousted by Alfred Hitchcock’s 45th feature Vertigo – and by a whopping 34 votes, compared with the mere five that separated them a decade ago. So what does it mean? Given that Citizen Kane actually clocked over three times as many votes this year as it did last time, it hasn’t exactly been snubbed by the vastly larger number of voters taking part in this new poll, which has spread its net far wider than any of its six predecessors.
Obligatory reference to the source of information
This is typically the name of the author, title of work and date of its release.
Filling of text across the page instead of aligning left
Due to this formatting, the article will look cleaner and easier to understood by the reader.
The use of simple structures in sentences
In the English language encouraged a simple form of sentences: the shorter the better. It is better to break long sentence with introductory information on several short.
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