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How to teach academic English,
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This review is from: "They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing (Third Edition) (Paperback)
Yes, it's true. Academic English is another 'foreign' language. And this book shows the reader why this is the case. It has its own standards of usage, its own rhyme and reason, and it can be taught. What I find especially helpful is the notion that academic, who often are speaking to one another and not to the general public, utilize English in a way that makes many "outsiders." So take this book, look over the most common techniques and templates of academic usage, and you'll be playing ball with the pros in no time.