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ENC 1101 - Bielecki: Diction

Resources discussed and demonstrated during Ms. Bielecki's ENC 1101 courses' library orientation, as well as composition and grammar resources

Diction

This page covers the topic of diction or word choice, including clarity, concision, tone, and problems with slang, dialect (colloquial language), pretentious language (unnecessarily big or fancy words), jargon, sensitive (e.g., sexist, racist, ageist) language, inexact (vague) language, wordiness, redundancy, and trite expressions (clichés). Further down the page, find links to online writing labs (OWLs), information on how to get HCC's free tutoring in person or online, and embedded videos.

Diction: OWL Overviews

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Diction: OWL Practice Exercises

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Help from HCC's Tutors

Questions? 813-253-7741 or yborsuccess@hccfl.edu

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Diction: Videos

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