ENG260 Academic Writing
Course Aims This course aims to help students develop the confidence and ability to communicate effectively in written English for academic purposes through practice in reading, evaluating and producing academic texts. The course will develop competence in critically analysing academic texts and engaging in the academic writing process, paying attention to communicative purpose, format, accurate use of grammar and vocabulary, and adherence to academic writing conventions. Emphasis will be placed on maintaining academic honesty through effective summarising, paraphrasing, quoting, citing and referencing.