Article structure

time to complete: 20 minutes

We are now going to look at the same article from Urban Studies and Planning (Social Sciences) and focus on the second area of the reading framework, that is the article structure.

You can access the article from the link below. Please open or print out while you are completing the next task. 

Article from Urban Studies and Planning (click to open in new tab)

Task: Quickly scan the article and try to find the answers to the questions. Note down your answers so you can complete the quiz that follows.

Article structure

  • What information does the abstract give you and why is this useful?
  • How many sections are there in the article – what are these sections called?
  • Are there any subsections?  Why are subsections important?