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Academic Writing (Pre-sessional 11)

Level
Level 3
Module lead
Robert Baird
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This module is non-credit bearing and forms part of Pre-sessional 11 programme in which you study Academic Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. You also attend Independent Learning workshops to develop critical thinking and study skills necessary to succeed at University in the UK.

Academic writing is taught in conjunction with Academic Reading as these skills often overlap; for example, academic reading leads to academic writing in the form of researched essays, reports and dissertations, so the two skill areas are taught together. This means that the separate Reading and Writing modules will appear on your timetable as a combined ‘Reading and Writing’ teaching session. The Academic Writing module follows the University of Southampton Pre-sessional 11 Reading and Writing syllabus and has specific assessments for this module.

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