Academic Writing for University
What you'll learn
Gain an overview of 11 essay directive words
Learn how to target university essays
Improve your structure: essay introductions
Improve your structure: essay main bodies
Improve your structure: essay conclusion
Develop your skills in structuring paragraph transitions
Develop basic critical thinking skills
Practice the basics of how to incorporate critical thinking in an essay
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'describe'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'clarify'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'examine'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'outline'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'show how'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'demonstrate'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'summarise'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'assess'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'state'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'interpret'
Learn how to write essays with the directive word 'comment upon'
Join me for this near 2-hour journey into learning how to master the way you structure your essays based on essay directive words. Each of our lessons will look at a different word, and through the entirety of this course, we will be looking at a total of 11 essay directive words.
Would you like to learn how to target your essay to improve your grade? As a student, have you struggled how to tell what a question is actually asking you for?
Whether you are a social sciences or arts university degree student, you have come to the right place!
In this course, we will go over what an essay is, what its different sub-sections are, and how to bring them all together. Together, we'll prepare various example essays, and you'll write your one-page essay plans throughout this course. You'll also learn:
How long paragraphs in an academic essay should be and how these should be structured
What an essay funnel structure is
What is typically included in an introduction, main body, and conclusion paragraph
How to link different paragraphs to one another to improve your essay’s flow
How to link similar or dissimilar concepts to one another in a critically evaluative way
How to build one-page essay plans
How to use diagrams and one-page essay plans to develop a high-quality essay
This course covers the following example essay questions, looking at a variety of social sciences and arts degrees - making this a super exciting course to enrol in:
Describe how and why the Corston Report (2007) affected legislation about female offenders in the United Kingdom
Clarify the relationship between prosocial behaviour and empathy
Examine the impact of the Equality Act (2010) on Gender Equality at Work in the United Kingdom
Outline the principles of immersion in modern video games
Show how compliance techniques are used in marketing products to consumers
Demonstrate how the underdog theme is dealt with by films using examples
Summarise how new technologies can support occupational training for emergency services
Assess to what extent the changing inequalities in UK society have impacted the nature of social work practice
State to what extent morality is determined or influenced by social status
Interpret how Cohen and Felson’s (1979) Routine Activities Theory could explain vandalism
Comment upon the improvements that computer-generated imaging (CGI) gave to special effects
‘Academic Writing for University Essay Directive Words: Part 1’ is also unique through its graphical representations and visuals. This makes this academic essay writing course ideal for visual and auditory learners.
This course comes with several free resources for you to use as part of your learning and one-page essay plan course project. These are included as part of different lessons and will make your lessons more engaging through visuals.
‘Academic Writing for University Essay Directive Words: Part 1’ is perfect for the following university degrees:
Psychology | Criminology | Social Work | Sociology | Youth Studies | Anthropology | Gender Studies | Political Science | Social Policy | Fine Art | Concept Art | 3D Art | Analytical Art | Illustration | Media Studies | Film Production | Product Design | Fashion & Jewelry Design