The is skill based course with practical approach. It aims at developing techniques and skills of formal writing which is really helpful to promote research culture among learners. Learners after studying this course will be able to develop research articles/ papers. They will able to compose an academic texts including essay, letters and reports.they will be able to know from academic vocabulary to academic structure of writing. In short the course will change the subject status from mere a "subject" to " language course" that will not only provide learner only knowledge rather it will urge them to achieve language skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • to learn academic writing skills.
  • acquring argumentative writing techniques
  • to understand referencing the sources
  • to learn technical aspect of referencing


Academic writing: A handbook for international students by : Stephen Bailey

Academic Vocabulary in use by: Micheal McCarthy & Felicity O' Dell

Assessment criteria

Sessional marks : 20 marks

Mid term.              : 30 marks

Final term.            : 50 marks

Time table

Monday:  12:30-1:30

Tuesday:  12:30-1:30

Wednesday: 3:00-4:00


Course Material