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Academic Writing: Academic Tone


In this workshop, you will learn how to achieve an academic tone in your writing. The workshop will cover the differences between formal and informal writing, including how to identify and avoid language that is too informal to be used in academic writing. You will also learn new ways for building your academic vocabulary.


Academic tone; academic English; formal and informal writing; vocabulary; colloquialisms; contractions; personal pronouns; sentence construction; active and passive voice

Sign-Up skillslab Courses Academic Year 2019/2020

The sign-up for the skillslab courses is available from the beginning of September. 


This workshop consists of one evening session of three hours, 18:00 - 21:00.

Course overview

  • Programme is for

    Any student who is interested in learning how to achieve an academic tone in their writing.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below

  • Time

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  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • Course fee

    This workshop is free of charge for all students of the University of Twente

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 15 participants

  • Trainers

    Molly Waite,

Further Information
UT Language Centre
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053-489 2040
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Academic Writing: Academic Tone
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