Academic writing is clear, concise, focused, structured and supported by evidence. Its purpose is to help the reader understand. It has a formal tone and style, but it is not complex and does not require the use of long sentences and complicated vocabulary.
Academic writing serves as a communication tool that transmits the knowledge acquired in a specific field of study. Writing academically will help students analyze, convey understanding, think critically, and focus on technique and style.
It uses formal language and colloquialism and no jargon is used, casual language should only be used for emphasis. Academic writing should use formal language that minimizes the use of contractions and colloquialisms and avoids jargon terminology whenever possible.