Academic and Business Writing Journal – Week 3


This week, we’ve been thinking about different types of writing, and how to make the writing more specific. We’ve also looked at some note-taking practices.

Next week, you’ll begin drafting your final writing project. Now is a good time to start writing about it.

In your journal this week, start brainstorming some ideas of what you would like to do as a final project.

  • An essay about a social issue that is important to you (academic writing)

The social issue I will be writing about in my final project is “Abortion and Its Consequences” . This is a really important theme to me. I know many lives are being ceased with abortion, and a lot of women suffer after doing it. That is the reason in my essay I will be doing my best to prove scientificaly that every life matters, and that abortion must not be a solution for anybody. 


  • When does life begin? Search for studies wich prove that life begins at the moment of conception.
  • What are the reasons that lead women into choosing to abort? Poverty, abandonment, fear?
  • What are some consequences of abortion for the mother? Depression, sterility, guilt?
  • Find out ways we can help women to have their babies and take care of them, instead of telling them to abort.

Academic and Business Writing Journal – Week 2


Week 2

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Good afternoon, Anna.

Greetings from your colleage Sarah.

Today we have a very important meeting at the company. Since your office is nicer and more private than mine, I would be very grateful if you could lend it to me for some hours, if possible.

Have a nice day,




Hey Anna! How are you doing?

So… We have an important meeting at the company today! Could you borrow me your office for some hours? You know it´s much better than mine!


Good evening, Anna.

You have been probably very occupied this last days, and I did not receive a reply for the e-mail I sent you asking you a favor. I know we had disagreements in the past, but as business colleages we need to have a good relation. It would be very important to me if ou could lend me your office for this meeting.


Academic and Business Writing Journal – Week 1

This and the next posts are going to be assignments from an online course by “Berkeley University of California”, which asked me to keep a journal. I hope you enjoy them!


Week 1

  • Write a paragraph about what type of writing you typically do.
  • In another paragraph, write what you think about writing. Do you enjoy it? Dread it?
  • Finally, write another paragraph about what area of writing you need to improve most. Do you want to be a better essay writer? A more creative writer? A good business writer?

The type of writing I typically do in English is messages sent over the internet, usually by WhatsApp or e-mail. Since I have friends from different countries, this is the easyest way for us to communicate. I also use a lot of academic writing, beacause I´m a homeschooler.

I like writing, and I do it with pleasure. It´s an awesome way to express ourselves, keep notes and information we can´t forget.

The area of writing I think I need to improve most is in business, since it can be different in some ways from the academic writing, which I´m most used to.

Plataforma Gràtis de Estudos!

Oi #homeschoolinglovers! Hoje quero compartilhar com vocês uma plataforma online de estudos que estou achando muito interessante (mas claro, que pra quem já me conhece sabe que continuo tomando cuidado e filtrando conteúdos envolvendo ideologias de esquerda e evolucionismo, por exemplo, rsrsrs).

“AulaDe” , possui também um canal no YouTube, mas amei a plataforma por apresentar as matérias e conteúdos de uma maneira muito bem organizada.

E o melhor de tudo:  é TOTALMENTE GRATUITO!

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