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Instructor: Mrs. Jelliane Rose D. Villacuatro
FORMAL VS FICTION
Mechanics:
1. The class will count off from 1-3.
2. Each student gets into their
group number.
3. The teacher will read a ...
Passage 1
If you establish the purpose for reading
early on, you will be able to save time and
improve your comprehension.
Passage 2
Plagiarism is the use of ideas or any
relevant information of another without
giving proper credit or acknowledg...
Passage 3
He saw the pure crystal water from
where the lass is heavenly plunged.
Passage 4
When you synthesize information, you
develop new understanding about a topic by
using information from more than...
Passage 5
Just as the sun rises and peeps from
the east, and as the roosters of the
neighborhood crow, vivid came the
assi...
Academic Text:
Style and Structure
ACADEMIC TEXT
Articles
Conference Papers
Reviews
Theses/ Dissertations
What is an
Academic Text?
An academic text is a reading
material that provides information which
include concepts and theories that are
related to t...
How does an academic
text usually look like?
Structure of an Academic Text
 Introduction
 Body
 Conclusion
Why do I read an
Academic Text?
Purposes in reading an Academic Text
 To locate a main idea
To scan for information
 To identify gaps in existing studi...
What do authors observe
in writing an
Academic Text?
Common styles in writing an
Academic Text
 State critical questions and issues
 Provide facts and evidence from
credible...
End
Q Time
Quiz 1: Academic Text
Instruction:
Write True if the statement is
CORRECT and False if it is NOT.
1. One of the purposes of reading an
academic text is to look for a specific
information.
2. An academic text makes use of complex
jargons to promote a higher level of
comprehension.
3. It uses words which tones up claims
expressing certainty.
4. It helps fill existing gaps between
information.
5. An academic text observes a format.
6. In reading an academic text, it helps
acquire new information.
7. An academic text needs less
concentration and focus because the terms
are simple.
8. It is in academic text that issues are
stated to provoke information discussion.
9. A magazine is an academic text.
10. Critique paper is classified as an
academic text.
Academic Text:
Style and Structure
Academic text style and structure
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  1. 1. Instructor: Mrs. Jelliane Rose D. Villacuatro
  2. 2. FORMAL VS FICTION
  3. 3. Mechanics: 1. The class will count off from 1-3. 2. Each student gets into their group number. 3. The teacher will read a passage. 4. The groups decide if its formal or fiction. 5. The highest scorer among the groups wins.
  4. 4. Passage 1 If you establish the purpose for reading early on, you will be able to save time and improve your comprehension.
  5. 5. Passage 2 Plagiarism is the use of ideas or any relevant information of another without giving proper credit or acknowledgment.
  6. 6. Passage 3 He saw the pure crystal water from where the lass is heavenly plunged.
  7. 7. Passage 4 When you synthesize information, you develop new understanding about a topic by using information from more than one source.
  8. 8. Passage 5 Just as the sun rises and peeps from the east, and as the roosters of the neighborhood crow, vivid came the assiduous man.
  9. 9. Academic Text: Style and Structure
  10. 10. ACADEMIC TEXT Articles Conference Papers Reviews Theses/ Dissertations
  11. 11. What is an Academic Text?
  12. 12. An academic text is a reading material that provides information which include concepts and theories that are related to the specific discipline.
  13. 13. How does an academic text usually look like?
  14. 14. Structure of an Academic Text  Introduction  Body  Conclusion
  15. 15. Why do I read an Academic Text?
  16. 16. Purposes in reading an Academic Text  To locate a main idea To scan for information  To identify gaps in existing studies To connect new ideas to existing ones To gain more pieces of information To support a particular writing assignment  To deeply understand an existing idea
  17. 17. What do authors observe in writing an Academic Text?
  18. 18. Common styles in writing an Academic Text  State critical questions and issues  Provide facts and evidence from credible sources  Use precise and accurate words while avoiding jargon  Take an objective point of view  List references  Use cautious language
  19. 19. End
  20. 20. Q Time
  21. 21. Quiz 1: Academic Text
  22. 22. Instruction: Write True if the statement is CORRECT and False if it is NOT.
  23. 23. 1. One of the purposes of reading an academic text is to look for a specific information.
  24. 24. 2. An academic text makes use of complex jargons to promote a higher level of comprehension.
  25. 25. 3. It uses words which tones up claims expressing certainty.
  26. 26. 4. It helps fill existing gaps between information.
  27. 27. 5. An academic text observes a format.
  28. 28. 6. In reading an academic text, it helps acquire new information.
  29. 29. 7. An academic text needs less concentration and focus because the terms are simple.
  30. 30. 8. It is in academic text that issues are stated to provoke information discussion.
  31. 31. 9. A magazine is an academic text.
  32. 32. 10. Critique paper is classified as an academic text.
  33. 33. Academic Text: Style and Structure

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