Listen to a lecturer explaining what a dissertation is.
Fill each gap in the following summary with ONE word.
A dissertation is piece of _____ research that you do at the end of your university life. It _____ upon everything that you have learned so far, and all the skills that you have _____ along the way.
These skills include: telling the audience what you have learned, writing in a proper academic _____, as well as putting forward, defending, discussing, _____ and concluding an _____.
A dissertation should focus on a _____ _____ that you select, and that you work on over your last year of study.