An Intermediate Guide to Writing in English for University Study

Academy
Futurelearn
Kurzbeschreibung
Improve your academic English skills further, learning about critical analysis, using sources, avoiding plagiarism and more.
Kursarten
E-Learning
Fachbereich

Lerntechnik

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Kursinhalt

Develop the English skills required for extended writing projects and essays.

On this course you will expand your academic English skills and learn the necessary extended writing and research skills for producing a thorough and high standard extended essay.

You’ll get an introduction to research tools, writing critically and referencing, as well as learning more about the fundamentals like essay structure, proofreading and avoiding plagiarism.

Whether you’re a prospective undergraduate or postgraduate, or are currently undertaking university-level study - this course will build on your ability to research, write and reference essays and extended writing projects.

This course is aimed at anyone interested in undertaking academic study in English, but it may be of particular interest to international students. You will require an IELTS English level of 5.5 and above.

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Kursziele
Assess the difference between academic writing and other types of writing,Identify the different features of an academic essay,Identify appropriate search systems to find reading texts relevant to your topic area,Apply critical reading skills to analyse and evaluate an academic text ,Explain why most academic texts are organised into paragraphs,Produce a well-organised, coherent paragraph as part of an academic essay,Identify information from source materials and texts to include in your writing according to the appropriate academic conventions of referencing
Anforderungen
This course is aimed at anyone interested in undertaking academic study in English, but it may be of particular interest to international students. You will require an IELTS English level of 5.5 and above.
Kurssprache
Englisch