Unit II

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1. The first point is about the words used; on an academic writing I cannot use repeated statements, ideas or phrases just to “fill the sheets”.

Another aspect is the fact that I will take into consideration another people (authors) when writing my paper and give them the credit they deserve.

Topic must be interesting for a specific type of audience.

2. to give new information about a certain topic, to compare diferent points of view,to give a opinion based on other authors.

3.Academic writing is writing done by scholars for other scholars,Academic writing is devoted to topics and questions that are of interest to the academic community,Academic writing should present the reader with an informed argument.

4. it refers to the fact that students wirte about topics already studied but that are interesting for other students.

5.no, because including personal opinions will influence the audience to think or believe in the author´s believes, and the point of a research paper is to inform and allow others readers to think for themselves.

6. By selecting the topic and then do research about it according to what I want to know about it nad what i am interested to probe or show to other people.

Hector lara (talk)00:52, 10 September 2010

How does academic writing differ from other types of writing? As it is know academic writing is the way in which the writer can catch the reader becuase it is involves complex and serious topics. Also, the academic writing show what the writer think and know instead of what he feels.

What is the function of academic papers? The main reason of academic papers is to develpo skills which help the writer to go beyond what the reader really need.

What are the concepts of academic writing? Academic writing is writing done by scholars for other scholars. It means that the sholars are part of the of community of expert sholars – those who have developed writing skills.

Academic writing is relevant and appropiate.

What does the following statement mean? ...academic writing is writing done by scholars for other scholars. As the statement says it refers to abilitities, experiences and everything that concers to the develpoment that learners have to achieve before writing an academic papers.

Is it okay to include personal responses in an academic paper, why? No, because as we know academic writing is about what the writer know and think, but not what the writer feels. In simple words there are not feelings.

How does one form an informed argument? In order to form an informed argument, it concerns to the details that we know and what we are going to dicuss. However, it should be supported by evidence, analysis, and ideas.

MNancy (talk)14:34, 18 September 2010