The Structure of Academic Writing in English

Ref : EL0038TP03

Theme : Academic English

Contributor : Tony Prince

Tony Prince is Programme Manager for Presessional and Insessional courses at INTO UEA in the UK, running courses preparing students for University study, and supporting them during their University courses. He is also teacher trainer at the NILE institute in Norwich in the UK.

Video Summary

Describing the structure of Writing in Academic English, focussing on the Introduction, the main body of the text and the conclusion.

Learning Objectives

- To understand the purpose of structure
- To recognise the functions of each of the main parts
- To recognise the components of each of the main parts
- To understand how structure in English can differ from other cultures

Key Words

Structure, introduction, main body, conclusion, function, expect, topic, support