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Reading a Technical Paper

Created by Anamika Megwalu and Pooja Baviskar (student)

Indicators of Main Points

Indicators of Main Points

Technical papers in Engineering are different from scientific papers in Biology, Psychology, and in Chemistry. Unlike scientific papers, technical papers do not have clearly labeled sections. Therefore, you will have to learn to pay attention to the commonly used transitional words and phrases, vocabulary, and the logical progression of an article in order to differentiate the sections

Here you can see some of the words and phrases that the author(s) use to indicate the main points of an article.

Let us click on the QUIZ - Indicators of Main Points and identify the main points in an article.