Academic Writing Skills
Academic Writing Skills aims to provide students with an intensive, face-to-face writing workshop in which the key skills required to write successfully at university are presented and practised. The subject content covers the broad academic categories of style and structure, with a focus on complexity and
This subject is designed to introduce Australian academic culture and to enhance the level of Academic English skills of those students from Language Backgrounds Other Than English (LBOTE) entering the University.
Essay Writing 1 - Style
Breeze through the essays you have to complete at uni with Study Link’s three essay writing subjects. The first subject, Essay Writing 1 – Style, will develop your formal writing skills through a focus on style. You’ll learn the basics of grammar, formality and developing complexity in academic writing, punctuation and APA referencing.
Essay Writing 2 - Structure
This second subject will develop your writing skills by focusing on the structure of essays. You’ll learn how to write introductions, paragraphs and conclusions, while also learning about the function and purpose of APA referencing.
Essay Writing 3 - Putting it into Practice
This third subject gives you the opportunity to use the skills you’ve learned in Essay Writing 1 and Essay Writing 2. You'll learn about key aspects of essay writing, including planning and structures, conventions of academic writing, the role of referencing and where to seek additional help.
Grammar Essentials 1 - The Basics
Master the mechanics of grammar as the basis of effective writing at university. Good grammar enables you to get your ideas across to your audience, powerfully and unambiguously.
Grammar Essentials 2 - Applying Grammar
In this second grammar subject, you’ll learn how to write accurately and avoid common errors in academic writing. You’ll be able to apply these lessons to understand different learning and assessment tasks at university.