ACADEMIC WRITING

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ACADEMIC WRITING by Mind Map: ACADEMIC WRITING

1. Its structure is like that of an essay format.

1.1. Introduce the idea

1.2. Define the idea

1.3. Explore the idea

1.4. Add evidence about the idea

1.5. Conclude

2. Colloquialisms are not used

2.1. Avoid contractions

2.2. More formal vocabulary

3. Passive Voice

3.1. Use of impersonal structures

3.2. Write in the third person when you need to express opinions

4. Linking sentences and paragraphs with the use of transition words of phrases.

4.1. Help readers to follow their train of thought

4.2. Emphasize relationships between ideas

4.3. Addition, cause and effect, comparison, contrast, etc.

5. It's written to be read by someone else.

6. Types of paragraph

6.1. Mixed

6.2. Loose

6.3. Periodic

6.4. Cyclic