This course will explain the features of academic writing. Index Briefly discuss the step by step process of writing an academic assignment Discuss the importance of audience analysis in academic writing What are the 5 categories of audience analysis? what are the three levels of audience analysis? What is the purpose of academic and professional writing? How do you write academic purposes? Bring out the purpose of an academic work Examine the importance of ‘voice’ in an academic writing What is academic voice in writing? What are the three elements of academic voice? Illustrate the structure of an academic essay. Discuss the importance of planning? What are the steps involved in planning an Academic Essay? What is brainstorming and Outlining in Pre-writing? Consider brainstorming and outlining as effective pre-writing activities. What are the 3 parts of a paragraph? What are the three types of paragraphs in an academic essay? What are the kinds of sentences used in an academic essay? Explain their functions with Examples. Discuss the Features of Narration as a Rhetorical Mode in Academic Writing with Examples. How are Examples given in an Illustrative Essay? Structure and Characteristics of Comparison and contrast essay with Examples & Topics Characteristics and Structure of Definition Essay with Examples & Topics What is the main idea/thesis statement of the essay? Define Thesis statement for Success Definition Essay Purpose and Characteristics of Division or Classification Essays What Elements must a thesis statement in a division and classification essay. Identify? What are the Main Elements of a Division and Classification Essay?