Chapter 12: Writing Style
Improving Your Writing Style Beyond the Basics
Chapter 12 is for intermediate and advanced English as a second language learners. Its sub-chapters assist learners in developing writing skills to improve writing style in different contexts. It is important to master the basics of writing before moving on and incorporating these more advanced strategies in your texts.
Use the menu to explore the topics covered in this chapter:
General Improvement—this sub-chapter provides tips that apply to all writing styles.
Professional, Academic, and Business Language—formal English is the common language used in elevated contexts, whereas informal English is used in more casual conversation. Avoid using informal English in formal situations.