Ac writng in english

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  • 1. IntroductionAcademic Writing in English Academic Language Centre
  • 2. Audience: who do you write for?• Normally: scholars in your field• In this course: your peers and your tutor• The tutorials provide you with an audience for your writing so it is absolutely essential that you do the writing tasks before you come to class• You need to give feedback to other students’ writing, and be open to feedback from others Academic Language Centre
  • 3. Advantages of peer review:• Learners often find it easier to notice flaws in other people’s writing than in their own• Reading and analysing somebody else’s text will increase your own critical thinking skills• Peer review increases your awareness of different aspects of your own writing Academic Language Centre
  • 4. 5 steps to effective peer feedback:1. First draft (homework task)2. Give feedback on each other’s writing, and discuss3. Revise your draft4. Rate the helpfulness of the feedback you were given5. Give feedback on revised draft Academic Language Centre