Text types in academic writing
You will consider examples of a range of types of text found in academic writing, with a list of their identifying features.
Identifying text types
In this activity you will read short extracts from texts and choose the type they represent.
The language of description
In this learning object you will learn to recognise the language commonly used for academic description writing. You will also identify examples of such language and the organising principles used in a longer piece of writing.
The language of comparison
You will review the language used for comparing and contrasting and develop your knowledge of the vocabulary and structures involved. You will practise writing sentence comparisons using data from a table.