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Abstract: Landscape Architecture

This resource provides a guide to writing a propositional abstract in Landscape Architecture.

Choose your words carefully

The words you use send strong signals about the tone of your message. These examples will help you to identify and use the right tone in your email messages

Email greetings

Emails are an important form of written communication in the workplace. This resource covers how to write a professional email greeting.

Email layout

Emails are an important form of written communication in the workplace. This resource covers how to layout a professional email.

Important information first

As emails are short pieces of communication, there is a set structure you should use. This learning activity will help you identify which information is most important.

International student stories

In this resource, eight RMIT students share some of their experiences in adapting to study in Australia. The resource will introduce four areas that international students often find new and a little...


This section outlines how to write the introduction for your critical writing assignment


An introduction to oral presentation basics covering preparation, research, planning and organisation, writing and practicing your presentation.

Language focus

Modal and conditional language is important in legal argument as it allows arguments to be contructed in terms of possiblity, probability and conditions.

Paragraph structure

The TEEL strategy for well structured paragraphs

Paragraphs activity

Test your skills! Try this short quiz to see if you can identify the most appropriate topic sentence for the paragraph.

Patterns 1 & 2

Common spelling patterns for English word structures

Patterns 3 & 4

Common spelling patterns for English word structures. Homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelt differently. It is essential to learn these words to avoid using the wrong spelling when...


These spelling examples demonstrate the English rules for making words plural.

Prefixes & suffixes

Prefixes are letters added to the beginning of a word to make a new word, suffixes are letters added to the end of a word to make a new word. It is helpful to know the meanings of prefixes and...

Quick tips

Quick tips for writing professional emails.


when writing professional emails, you may need to make requests or respond to requests. The language you use to do this is very important. this page shows you examples of polite responses.

Signal and transition words

Spelling tips

There are many ways people can improve their spelling. However, knowing a few simple spelling rules can help to improve your spelling.


Most presentations/speeches follow the standard structure of introduction, body and conclusion.