Academic writing for students
Writing your college essays successfully involves careful research and preparation; writing in good clear English; adopting a suitable structure; achieving the right level of formality without being pompous or over-formal; and following the academic conventions especially with such things as quotation and citing published sources.
This set of notes is a fairly comprehensive guide to the use of English when writing academic papers, essays and similar written assignments for academic purposes.
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These notes on academic writing will help you to improve your written work for college and university and achieve a deeper understanding.