Learning English for Academic Purposes
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The paper discusses how students who come to the United States for university classes often face the double task of learning English and learning their subjects. The paper shows how this presents the student with many difficult challenges, including taking classnotes, following lectures, understanding the requirements of the teacher and taking part in class discussions.
From the Paper:"English is a difficult language to learn because it has so many exceptions to its own grammar and spelling rules. This makes it difficult for every day speaking and especially difficult for academic purposes. It is hard enough to learn a new language; it is even harder when you must use that new language to learn a new academic subject. To address this problem some universities set up special writing courses for their students who are coming to English as a second language. However these classes do not solve all of the problems, which will be faced. According to one researcher there are four major problems for these..."
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Learning English for Academic Purposes (2007, December 01) Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/learning-english-for-academic-purposes-136114/
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