Replacing Informal Words with Academic Vocabulary in Writing

First year university learners often use vocabulary which is too informal for academic writing. The following words…
are inappropriate for academic writing at the tertiary level and should be avoided. These words are appropriate for daily conversation, but not for formal writing. In each of the tasks in this lesson, you will learn the academic equivalents of many informal words and practise replacing them in a variety of exercises to make the tone of writing more academic, formal and appropriate to university level.                  




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