Assignment 2

Find an article that reviews or is related to your chosen topic (i.e. one of the topics you wrote about for Assignment 1). Bring the article to class (on paper or electronic form). Analyze a few pages in the article and identify “academic features” in the text by highlighting them. Are there any informal features? Bring to class and upload in MyCourses by 26.09.

You may wish to focus on some of the following features:

  • Organizational pattern (Problem-solution, CARS, other)
  • Tense
  • Pronouns
  • Passive and active voice