Tutor profile: Kim B.
Where do I begin writing a research paper?
First, decide what questions you want your paper to answer. Then, collect a wide variety of reputable source material that will help you answer those questions. Your thesis will be the one main question that your paper will answer. Every paragraph should address and answer one of the questions you want answered, and support your thesis. Your conclusion should include relate to the material covered in the introduction, but not repeat it.
Subject: English as a Second Language
Can I get rid of my accent in English?
You can spend a lot of time and energy working on perfecting your accent in English. But, there's really no need to! Everyone has an accent, even native English speakers have an accent. Your time is better spent practicing tone, pitch, intonation, and the melody of English. These are all things that make you sound more fluent to other English users.
What is the difference between "affect" and "effect"?
"Affect" is always a verb, meaning "to influence." While "effect" can sometimes be used as a verb, it's more often used as a noun, meaning "a result." "Affect" involves an action being taken. "Effect" is an altered state. An "affect" influences an "effect." An easy way to remember the difference is A comes before E.