In academic writing, it is often useful to include a summary of a text or a writer’s ideas. This shows that you have understood the work, and effective summaries can support your argument. This sample essay includes an article from a magazine about the airline industry and student summaries of the text. The comments show you how to write summaries in academic writing.
Write a summary of the text article from The Economist, focusing on the writer’s main points. Aim for about 200 words.