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Academic English

What is academic English?

Academic English is more formal than the everyday language we use to communicate, but it should still be clear and concise. Resources in this guide help to address about ways you can use language to effectively convey your point, and review the Successful university writing guide for more information about particular types of writing.

Grammar and punctuation are important systems to understand in order to be successful in your writing at university. Some key aspects to help improve your written communication are looked at in this guide.