Unit 1 Academic Skills Introduction

7 The Characteristics of Academic Writing

The course materials in this textbook have been designed to help you succeed in the types of writing you will encounter during your academic career. Let’s start by considering the features of academic writing.

KEY FEATURES

  1. cohesive
  2. linear
  3. plagiarism
  4. formal
  5. well-supported
EXERCISE: Review the key features below.

 

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