Amanda Montell

Writer & Editor

Amanda Montell is a writer who knows a lot about how we use words. She studied how people talk and write in groups and how this affects our culture. She likes to write about why we talk the way we do and how it shapes our relationships. She explains complicated language ideas in a way that's easy to understand. Amanda's writing is fun and interesting, and she uses humor to help explain tricky concepts.


Language and how people use it Communication Understanding how words affect our society


  • Bachelor's degree in the study of language, from University of California, Los Angeles Master's degree in studying how language works in groups, from Stanford University

Written Articles

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Types of Paraphrasing

Discover the diverse types of paraphrasing like Direct paraphrasing, Indirect paraphrasing, Summary paraphrasing, Transformation paraphrasing, Adaptation paraphrasing and Paraphrasing by synonyms

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7 Effective Ways of Paraphrasing

Learning to paraphrase by rearranging words and using synonyms helps improve writing by expressing ideas in a unique way.