Finding Your Voice: Writing for Academic Purposes with Authorial Flair

SPW-040-001

Date:Wednesday, 4 October 2023
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration: 15 September to 18 October

Room 5504 (Lifts 25/26)

This 2-hour workshop will help participants find their authorial voice and write for academic (and other) purposes in a way that engages and resonates with their readers. The workshop will introduce what it means to have an authorial voice in academic writing. Participants will explore how tone, diction and syntax impact authorial voice. Participants will also consider ethical issues related to authorial voice, and learn best practices for incorporating sources, while maintaining a clear and distinct voice.

By the end of this workshop, participants will:

- Be able to define authorial voice and identify its importance in academic writing.

- Recognize the impact of tone, diction and syntax on authorial voice.

- Understand how authorial voice can contribute to upholding integrity as well as establishing credibility and authority in academic writing.

- Know how to incorporate sources while maintaining a clear and distinct authorial voice.

Registration Dates 15 Sep 2023 – 27 Sep 2023
Language(s)

English

Target Audience

Chinese

Non-Chinese

UG

PG

Maximum Number of Participants 24
Duration 2 hours
Registration

Online registration on first-come-first-served basis. 

Skills

Grammar
Vocabulary
Writing

Categories

Accuracy
Language & Culture
Academic Writing
Vocabulary & Structures

Enquiry

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

E-mail: lcilang@ust.hk
Tel: (852) 2358-7851
Office: Language Commons (Room 3018, Lifts 2 & 3)