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Academic Writing: Common Pitfalls

Academic Writing: Common Pitfalls

Academic Writing: Common PitfallsIf you know what mistakes are commonly made in academic writing, you can avoid them yourself. In this short, highly practical course, we will discuss the most common errors in grammar, vocabulary and style. After these two sessions, you will be able to recognize many of the most common pitfalls in your own academic writing! We will, for example, look at often confused words like affect/effect, compliment/complement or moreover/besides.

Course aim

The course will help you to become aware of the most frequent errors in formal writing.


There will be 2 sessions of 2,5 hours.

Self-study load

2 hours

Course materials

loose handouts


We’ll work with small group discussions, plenary discussions and mini lectures.

Course Fee

€ 100,00 (or one voucher)

To register for the course, click on one of the dates below.

25 October 2017, 13:00-15:30

- 2 sessions of 2.5 hrs.
- 25 October 2017 - 1 November 2017

Register now!

Course location:
» Nieuwegracht 94, Utrecht

Course fee:
€ 100,00

All course dates and times:
- Wednesday 25 October 2017, 13:00 - 15:30
- Wednesday 1 November 2017, 13:00 - 15:30

Starting 25 October 2017
€ 100,00
Register now

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