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Academic Writing Sameea Amjad Lahore School of Economics
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ACADEMIC WRITING § What is academic writing? Writing something for the purpose of imparting knowledge or educating people. It is expository writing . Writing that answers a specific question or solves a specific problem.
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Academic writing is writing done by scholars for other scholars. Academic writing is devoted to topics and questions that are of interest to the academic community.
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Features of Academic Writing § Serious § Hedged § Accurate § Responsible § Structured § Formal § Analytical § Precise § Objective
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DIFFERENT FORMS OF ACADEMIC WRITING § Essays (1500-6000 words) § Research Paper (3000-9000 words) § Dissertation ( 6000-20,000 words) § Thesis ( more than 20,000 words) § Conference paper § Research Article § Abstract § Book report § Book
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§ For students Exam papers, Instructional pamphlets, handouts. §
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