What is academic style?

Writing properly at university

Speaking good English, writing accurate English and writing appropriate academic English are all different. Adopting a suitable style when writing at university will help you gain better marks.

In this 2 hour workshop we focus on:

  • What is academic writing style?
  • What is the difference between formal and informal style?
  • How do you write in an impersonal, objective way?
  • What is caution and how can you express it?
  • What vocabulary, verbs and structures should you avoid in academic writing style?

Booking a place on this workshop

PLEASE NOTE:

Please go to Academic English Study Skills Development to book Workshops, and for further details of all the support the CAE team provides. You can also email aessd@herts.ac.uk if you have any queries.

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