The Role Of Academic English In Education
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This paper discusses academic English and the problems that students have adjusting from social English to academic English. This paper focuses on the distinctive forms and functions of the English language that is used in colleges and universities with a focus on why different students have more difficulties than other students.
From the Paper:"Whether it is speaking or writing, the understanding of what is spoken or heard depends upon the schema of the individual person or group. John Swales and other linguistics believe that students "entering academic disciplines need a specialized literacy that consists of the ability to use discipline-specific rhetorical and linguistic conventions to serve their purposes" (Berkenkotter, Huckin, and Ackerman 191). Students entering colleges and universities enter into an environment that uses Academic English, which is different than social English. This paper focuses on the distinctive forms and functions of the English language..."
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