Writing Academic Essays is an essential skill for our ESL students.
This resource is designed as an opening exercise for any level of an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Writing course.
Students should know that academic writing style differs greatly from country to country. In order to properly communicate in the American academic setting, English language learners should learn the stylistic standards for American universities alongside the necessary grammar and vocabulary.
Instructors can use this resource to:
• Engage students with the topic from day one of the class
• Guide students in activating their knowledge from previous classes or reading
• Ensure that his/her lesson plans cover all the major writing components, and/or
• Assess students’ knowledge at the end of the course.