This page has links and downloads related to Kevin’s presentation at the Southern Federal University Week of Academic Mobility 2021 on the basics of academic writing.
Here is a pdf of the presentation:
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The article referred to in the presentation – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272303458_Academic_Writing_in_Russia_Evolution_or_Revolution
The Academic Word List – https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist
Make sure you look at the useful links on that page as well as looking at the wordlist itself.
I found it quite hard to find a good source for cautious language in academic writing that brought together the various aspects. This is the best one I found: Hedging (cautious language) (eapfoundation.com)
Some sites about mistakes in academic writing
My previous employer – https://learn.solent.ac.uk/mod/book/view.php?id=116226&chapterid=15165
This was one of very few I found that focussed on language mistakes – https://undergrad.stanford.edu/tutoring-support/hume-center/resources/student-resources/grammar-resources-writers/top-twenty-errors-undergraduate-writing