Key Information:

Date and time
Thu 12 October 2023
09:00 - 10:00
Online: Microsoft Teams
UWE Bristol Library Contact the Library
Booking required


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This workshop will help you to write better academic English by exploring the reasons for using caution (‘hedging’) in your writing, a key feature of academic writing.  You will have the opportunity to practice identifying and using cautious language in the workshop.

This workshop is a part of the Communication Skills for International Students programme. It is designed for international students and students who use English as an additional language.

This workshop will take place on Microsoft Teams - guidance on using Microsoft Teams is available. The workshop will have interactive elements and we recommend that if possible you use a laptop or PC. You may wish to use an additional mobile device or another tab in your browser for the interactive elements. You can access session materials beforehand from the Study Skills site.

Workshop objectives

To feel more confident about:

  • why being cautious (hedging) is important in academic writing
  • identifying language for being cautious
  • using cautious language in academic writing

How to attend

If you are interested in attending this online event, please register via InfoHub.

The room will be open from 10 minutes befre the session start time.

The session materials are on the Study Skills site. Please click on the workshop title in the list.

  • Cost: Free
  • Attendance: Booking required


Most of our online events take place on Microsoft Teams. Follow this handy guide on accessibility tools within Microsoft Teams.

For further details on accessibility at UWE Bristol Library, check out our Library accessibility guide or contact us for specific queries.

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