Definitions of Academic genres

Here are the definitions of academic textual genres

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Quiz: Academic genres

In this quiz, you are asked to match four definitions with the corresponding genres.

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Origin and definition of ‘academic’

Watch this short clip where you can learn a little of the origin and common use of the word academic. In what contexts have you used the term academic? What have you learnt from this short video?

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What is ‘academic’?

Let’s create a collective idea of the concept of academic. Which words do you associate with this term?

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What does ‘academic’ mean? – Students’ opinions

Here are two ex-Erasmus+ students, Cristina Orts and Francesca Viberti, talking about what academic means to them. You will have the opportunity to have your say in the next step.

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Use a Learning Diary

You can download the Learning Diary Template from the link below and use it to keep a record of your achievements and reflections.

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The History of English in Ten Minutes

Description: This entertaining collection, voiced by Clive Anderson, squeezes 1600 years of history of the English language into nine one-minute mini-videos. It explains the sources of English words and phrases from Shakespeare and the King James Bible to America and the Internet […]

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