Nowadays, a lot of students come to the United Kingdom and the USA from other countries to continue their studies. Being non-native speakers, they face a lot of problems with assignments. Every country establishes its own demands concerning writing of academic papers. Different educational institutions provide their specific demands for language and referencing styles, formatting.
Apart from all that requirements that can be easily studied, there are some more important and complicated ones. They are excellent knowledge of English grammar and stylistics, knowledge of correct text structuring, ability to write a logically coherent plot and develop a given topic. Still, if study hard, it is possible can gain all these knowledge very quickly.
Of course, for any foreigner it is difficult to compete with native speakers in felicity of phrase, but still it is possible if you really want it. In any case, why not try? Completing your assignments regularly by yourself trying to take into account all the requirements, you gradually improve not only your writing skills, but also enlarge your active vocabulary. Moreover, you will notice that each time these tasks consume less time.
Starting to learn academic writing, you need to examine several good examples performed by true experts in this field. You can download them from the Internet. Some writing companies offer free samples of academic papers on their websites. You can also buy a package of several essays on special trustworthy websites which offer quality papers. Mind that it is better to examine papers with topics closely related to yours.
Why exactly do we need these samples? First of all, you learn about the structure of an essay. It is usually divided into three logical parts: Introduction, Main body, and Conclusion. You are to pay attention what kind of information is presented in these paragraphs and how the writer presents this data to the readers. You can follow the development of the main idea, find the thesis statements and learn how to support it with evidences. Bear in mind that evidences are to be picked from reliable sources.
Speaking about the evidences, it is necessary to mention that prior to get down to writing, you are to find as much as possible information about your topic. Having looked through several sources, you not only get a general view of the subject, but also extend your vocabulary and learn a lot of new grammatical constructions. The more you read, the more your language and writing skills improve. It is very helpful to use new words and expressions when writing a paper.
Furthermore, writing a paper, you learn how to structure your text and develop its topic logically. It is very useful for your spoken language which will become eloquent, as well. So, never give up, and you will achieve academic success!