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Academic essay

Academic essay

In this video, Jonathan explains the typical characteristics of an academic essay. Think about the purpose and audience of an academic essay and how this influences the style and tone of the text.

This third video focuses on an academic essay written by Patrick (Yu Zhao), a Chinese student on the Pre-sessional English programme at the University of Reading. Jonathan highlights that the essay follows a situation, problem, solution structure. You will explore different essay structures in more detail later this week.

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