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English: skills for learning
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Week 3: Writing university assignments

Introduction

This week you will start to look at university writing, a very important student activity. You will first consider which aspects of your current writing will be useful when it comes to university-level writing and which might need a bit more work. Then you will move on to look at university assignments, their purposes and structure and the strategies students follow when approaching them.

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By the end of this week you will be able to understand:

  • the purpose and structure of your everyday writing
  • the purpose and overall structure of university texts
  • the main stages of the writing process
  • the essay and report planning stages.