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Show processes in a logical order. Muddle everything together.

Explain subtle points and finer details. State the obvious, repeat or over-explain. Be precise, clear, direct and to the point. Be concise: reduce what you say to its essence in both your thinking and your communicating. Use definite, specific, concrete language. Use terms consistently — stick to one meaning for each, or explain if you need a different usage. Use loaded or deliberately emotive language. Assume the reader knows why you are including the information you are.

Emphasise an important point by giving it a prime place in the sentence or paragraph, or by reinforcing it with the language you use, e. Give specific examples to illustrate the points you make about how something happens in context.

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Repeat the same information in the same or slightly different words in the hope that the reader will not notice that you are padding it out! On the contrary, the reader will definitely notice and will be bored!

Support and illustrate your claims with appropriate evidence and examples. Exploit the information you have, and show your reading with up to date and appropriate references. Copy and paste from texts books and articles. Refer to books, because they sound impressive, even though you have not read them. Develop your argument to reflect your actual findings and reading.

Decide what you think first and then twist the facts or refer to texts selectively to make them fit your claims.

Make unproven assumptions and generalisations, especially from merely anecdotal evidence or personal experience alone.It also means that any notes you make on that work will tend to be in different places, under topic headings, rather than in the form of a single, bland and unfocused summary of what the paper says.

Are you minded to write about this work positively or negatively, and would you want to imply that, overall, you agree or disagree with the claims the authors make?

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