Academic Texts Structures and Language Quiz

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Why is structure and language important in academic text?

Structure and language are important in academic text because they determine the kind of writing used in school, like papers, articles, books, journals, and newspapers.

How is text structure important in writing?

Text structure is important in writing because it determines the message the author aims to convey and the amount of information poured into the text.

Why is academic language important?

Academic language is important because it requires formal language and avoids using colloquial or jargon words.

What is the benefit of using one-word verbs over two-word verbs in academic writing?

Clarity and precision

Why should personal pronouns be avoided in academic writing?

To maintain objectivity

What is the purpose of avoiding emotive language in academic writing?

To maintain a neutral tone

Why should writers exercise caution to avoid hasty generalization in their writing?

To ensure accuracy and reliability

What is the purpose of academic writing?

To inform, persuade, and argue

What is the significance of formality in academic writing?

It reflects a dignified stance and avoids colloquial expressions.

How is formality achieved in academic writing?

By choosing expanded forms over contracted forms.

What are the four features of language in academic writing?

Formality, precision, layman's terms, and avoiding hifalutin words

Test your understanding of the structures and language used in academic texts, including definitions of terms like academic writing, subject, tone, purpose, and language. Explore the nuances of diction, tone, and purpose in academic writing.

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