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Common Academic Expressions in English: Making Connections

One of the major challenges that academic writers encounter is making connections within the text, for example, making comparisons and drawing conclusions. Rather than counting on readers to figure out the meaning of a difficult text, academic writing requires writers to make clear connections between ideas. In this workshop, we introduce a variety of academic expressions that are commonly used by academic writers to outline the overall structure of the text, or specify the relationships between sentences. At the end of the workshop, participants will walk away with an awareness of the writer-responsible nature of academic writing, and develop better facility with using academic expressions to connect ideas in their own writing practice.

Facilitator: Dr. Xuan Zhang, Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication

Location: IKBLC, Level 3, Dodson Room and on Zoom. Registrants receive the Zoom link 1 day prior to the workshop.

Date & Time: August 7, 2024 – 10:00am-11:30am PT

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication does not record workshops or share workshop slides.

Questions about this event? Please contact the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication: cwsc.info@ubc.ca.

Date:
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Audience:
  Doctoral     Faculty     Master's     Post-Doc     Undergraduate  
Categories:
  Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication  
Presenter(s):
Dr. Xuan Zhang

Registration is required. There are 26 in-person seats available. There are 37 online seats available.

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Presenter(s)

Dr. Xuan Zhang

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