Model Text Archive

This section of the website contains authentic texts written by students of the Department of English at Uppsala University. We are very grateful to the authors of these texts for allowing us to share them with you. Many of these texts are excellent examples of the genre in question; however, none of them are perfect. In some cases, we let you see not only the student’s text but also the teacher’s comments. This should give you a better idea of the process of writing, and the value of both feedback and revision.

These texts are copyrighted; any use of them or parts thereof is allowed only with express permission of the Department of English. See the About page for contact information.

The texts in the archive are classified by genre: