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READING
Reading is a multifaceted process that
involves word recognition, comprehension,
fluency, and motivation.
ACADEMIC READING
Defined as reading with a specific academic
and educational purpose. Academic writing
includes more traditional books,
dictionaries, encyclopedia, and journal
articles, along with a vast number of
resources available online.
ACADEMIC & NON-ACADEMIC TEXT
ACADEMIC ARTICLES are written by
professionals in each field. They are edited
by the authors’ peers and often take years to
publish. Language is formal and will contain
words and terms typical to the field.
NON-ACADEMIC ARTICLE are
written for the public, published quickly and
can be written by anyone. Language is
informal, casual, and may contain slang
words.
GENERAL PURPOSES FOR READING
AN ACADEMIC TEXT
To better understand an existing idea
To get ideas that can support a
particular writing assignment.
To gain more information
To identify gaps in existing studies
To contact new ideas to existing
ones.
STRUCTURE OF ACADEMIC TEXT
Academic texts are typically formal. They
have a clearly structured INTRODUCTION,
BODY, and CONCLUSION. They also
include information from credible sources
which properly cited. It also includes a list
of references used in developing an
academic paper.
STRUCTURE OF NON-ACADEMIC
TEXT
Non-academic writing may be considered
that writing, which is personal, emotional,
impressionistic, or subjective in nature. Such
writing is often found in personal journal
entries, reader response writing, memoirs,
any kind of autobiographical writing, and
letters, e-mails, and text messages.
CONTENT AND STYLE OF
ACADEMIC TEXTS
Academic text includes concepts and
theories that are related to the specific
discipline they explore. Usually a well-
written text, organization, unity, coherence,
and cohesion.
Reading academic texts requires focus and
understanding.
OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING IN
WRITING ACADEMIC TEXT
State critical questions and issues.
Provide facts and evidence.
Precise and accurate words.
Objective point of view.

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BEFORE READING
Determine type of academic text
(article, review, thesis, etc.)
Establish purpose for reading.
Identify purpose for writing.
Determine target audience.
Check publication date, reference
list, and use concept map to note
ideas on the topic.
DURING READING
Annotate important parts of the texts.
Write keywords and paraphrase,
brief notes, quotations, and
information.
Notes in the reliability of the text.
Identify findings and note the
research method used.
AFTER READING
Reflect on what you learned.
Discuss some knowledge.
Link main idea of the text to what
you already know.
CITATION
Documenting all borrowed ideas,
information, and attributing them to
their authors or creators.
Listing the sources, you use.
PURPOSE OF CITING SOURCES
To promote a professional and scholarly
writing.
PLAGIARISM
Violation of intellectual honesty, and
A serious offence in which someone
takes away someone else’s ideas and
works.
FORMS OF CITATION
1. In-text Citation
2. Reference Citation

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READING STRUCTURE OF ACADEMIC TEXT Reading is a multifaceted process that involves word recognition, comprehension, fluency, and motivation. Academic texts are typically formal. They have a clearly structured INTRODUCTION, BODY, and CONCLUSION. They also include information from credible sources which properly cited. It also includes a list of references used in developing an academic paper. ACADEMIC READING Defined as reading with a specific academic and educational purpose. Academic writing includes more traditional books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, and journal articles, along with a vast number of resources available online. ACADEMIC & NON-ACADEMIC TEXT ACADEMIC ARTICLES – are written by professionals in each field. They are edited by the authors’ peers and often take years to publish. Language is formal and will contain words and terms typical to the field. NON-ACADEMIC ARTICLE – are written for the public, published quickly and can be written by anyone. Language is informal, casual, and may contain slang words. GENERAL PURPOSES FOR READING AN ACADEMIC TEXT • • • • • To better understand an existing idea To get ideas that can support a particular writing assignment. To gain more information To identify gaps in existing studies To contact new ideas to existing ones. STRUCTURE OF NON-ACADEMIC TEXT Non-academic writing may be considered that writing, which is personal, emotional, impressionistic, or subjective in nature. Such writing is often found i ...
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