Summer Institute is an exclusive academic study abroad programme offered by Oriel College, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Delegates have the flexibility to enrol for a 2-week session or extend and spend up to a maximum of 10 weeks in England. Cutting-edge lectures are all given by faculty members from Oxford and Cambridge on the following topics:
PPE (Philosophy, Politics & Economics)
Business & Legal Communication
English Literature & Academic Writing
On top of this, participants of Summer Institute will take part in a variety of social activities as well as guided visits to companies and institutions, excursions to famous attractions and historical landmarks, as well as fun leisure activities with a diverse, international group. It's the perfect opportunity to study in one of the oldest, and most prestigious university cities in the world.
Obviously, the second way of phrasing the idea is much more appropriate
for your university assignment. This unit on Academic Writing will focus
on the aspects of language that are significant for writing at university.
It will also help you to apply this knowledge to your own writing.
Written language can be seen to vary on a continuum of formality from
extremely informal text which is reminiscent of spoken language to highly
formal or academic texts. Many factors contribute to the formality or
informality of a text; major influences include the degree to which academic
words, academic structures and academic conventions are used.
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The use of ACADEMIC WORDS includes factors such as:
The use of ACADEMIC CONVENTIONS includes factors such as:
The use of ACADEMIC STRUCTURES includes factors such as:
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