Academic Writing

 

Introduction

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Welcome to the world of academic writing!

Academic writing is writing that tries to prove a point. It typically takes the form of an essay with a thesis.

What is an essay?

There are many kinds of essays. Most commonly, an essay refers to a short piece of writing that:

In this unit, we're going to take a broad look at "the essay", and then we're going to write one.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.

Quiz