Dato for publicering
20. oktober 2016
Dato for opdatering:
7. december 2016.
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Researches were conducted.
Research was conducted.
Research is a non-count noun.
Further, the chance of bias is high.
Furthermore, the chance of bias is high.
Further does not mean “in addition”; furthermore does
The amount of variables may change.
The number of variables may change.
Use number with countable nouns (e.g., changes), amount with non-count nouns (e.g., air).
A MRI, a HR directive
An MRI, an HR directive
An abbreviation that starts with a vowel sound takes “an.”
The teenagers that
The teenagers who
Use who with people, that with things
Nedenfor gennemgår vi andre hyppige fejl i relation til ordklasser.
Are both similar
Although the two cases aresimilar, they are not identical.
Both economic and political factors were considered.
So called…, factor based…
The so-called experts only conducted factor-based analyses.
The authors were especially interested in inflation pressures.
Results Of The Interviews
Results of the interviews or Results of the Interviews
Additional information is presented in Table 9 (Results of the interviews).
Conjunctions and linking terms
First of all, firstly
First, all participants were given a survey.
However, most theorists disagree.
Northern cities such as Oslo and Helsinki have long, dark winters.
The results offer valuable insights into the problem.
Most MNCs purchase thousands of PCs annually.
Although many criteria were considered, one criterion stood out
Chapter 6 contains the researchconclusions.
Taxis are often full of forgotten umbrellas.
The childs behavior, the parents attitude
The child’s behavior, the parents’ attitude
Although the child’s behavior was aggressive, her parents’ attitude was very relaxed.
Several analyses were conducted, but one analysis was most fruitful.
This thesis proposes many hypotheses.
Besides, Next to
In addition to
In addition to building dams, the government also invested in roads.
The ages ranged from 18 to 24.
In the light of
In light of
The test was cancelled in light of the wind.
The participants were grouped by height.
To what extend
To what extent
It is not known to what extent the subjects were being truthful.
A person…his or her (or his/her)
A researcher should cite his or her sources.
If one reads the study, one may indeed be convinced
The price was exactly $10,000.00.
Many styles of music emerged in the 1960s.
A couple of
A few, two/three, a handful of
A few controversial questions were also included.
A lot of
Many, much, several, a great deal of
Much time was spent on the test.
Terms used in citations
Et al, Et all.
The mutation is thought to be widespread (Han et al., 1999)
Et al. has
Et al. have
Omar et al. have asserted that the effect is temporary.
The project manager chose her team before planning began.
This thesis is dividedinto seven sections.
Although the Liberals currently lead in the polls, the Conservatives led last week.
Make a photo
Take a photo
The time was set to take photos at 20-second intervals.
The email was sent to all employees.
Ord som tit blandes sammen
Hvilken skal anvendes?
Hvori består forskellen typisk?
The effect was strong; the drug affected all members of the experimental group.
Effect = noun
Affect = verb
The company’s personnel do not like to discuss their personal problems.
Personnel = noun
Personal = adjective
The principal author outlined the theories and principles that arose from the study.