Incorporating questions in academic writing

Incorporating questions in academic writing

Author: Kathryn Reilly

    Introduce different types of questions (e.g. rhetorical questions, indirect questions, interrogative sentences, etc.)


    Explain instances when the use of questions can support academic writing in the introduction, body, and conclusion.


This packet should help a learner seeking to understand English writing style and who is confused about when it is appropriate to incorporate questions in academic writing. It will explain different types of questions and in what instances each can improve writing style. 

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Types of Questions

This PowerPoint introduces and provides examples for common questions used in academic writing.

Source: Kathryn Reilly

How to Incorporate Questions

This PDF briefly reviews tips on incorporating questions in the introduction, body and conclusion paragraphs.

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Source: Kathryn Reilly