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Aim: understand the main features of abstracts and write paper abstracts for a journal and a conference.


An abstract is one type of summary, half-way between a title and a summary. It is typically used in academic writing to summarise the major content of a journal or a conference paper.


1. Read the following paper abstracts and decide whether they are taken from a journal or a conference programme:

Abstract 1

Abstract 2



  • Which linguistic element helped you to identify the conference abstract?



A Conference Paper Abstract gives an outline of the prospective talk. The final presentation may diverge from the abstract.

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