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Outlawing these 11 phrases will improve student essays

Posted by Marygrove MAT on Jan 25, 2014 6:00:00 AM

If you’ve ever spent any time with a stack of student essays, you’ve seen more than one beginning with sentences like, “Since the beginning of time,” or “In society today…”

Where students pick up these phrases I’ll never know, but one thing I do know is that they should be avoided. Below you’ll find an infographic of 11 other essay phrases your students should avoid.

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