Academic Writing


English Academic Writing Course

Academic English is specific and covers a broad range of written genres.

Examples are:

  • Dissertations
  • Theses
  • Case studies
  • Reports
  • Research proposals
  • Literature reviews

Skills required to write such pieces are:

  • Questions analysis
  • Structuring and organization
  • Reference Lists
  • Abstract writing
  • Citation
  • Formatting and style

English Academic writing skills are essential to anyone learning English in an academic context, but these contexts can vary depending on the level of Academic English required:

  • Students planning to study English abroad at high school level
  • Students planning to study English abroad at undergraduate level
  • Students planning to study English abroad at masters’ or doctorate level
  • Students studying in Taiwan for an English Major
  • Students studying in Taiwan at an international school
  • Professionals wishing to have research published


Most students who take this course have already been accepted by a foreign university and have already reached the minimum language requirements. This is not a beginner course and students will need to do some work outside of the classroom. Beginners should consider our English grammar and vocabulary courses.

Whygo Academic Writing Courses

This course will prepare for meetings with foreign classmates, report writing of up to 15,000+ words and effective presentations on topic. In general, essential skills such as presentation giving, citation and how to reference are given in each course, as are commonly used academic English phrases. There is some grammar involved, however, the focus is more on study and English communication skills to help you get the most from your study abroad.

Academic Writing courses at Whygo tend to be small and focused on the particular needs of the students and their specific academic English needs. More specialist types of text, such as case studies and research proposals are decided based on each student needs.

Read our student testimonials to find out why Whygo is a great place to study or contact us to find out more!