"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings / Edition 2

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by Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, Russel Durst
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393912752

ISBN-13: 9780393912753

Pub. Date: 11/15/2011

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The best-selling text/reader on academic writing.They Say / I Say demystifies academic writing by identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help students make these key moves in their own writing. This version

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The best-selling text/reader on academic writing.They Say / I Say demystifies academic writing by identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help students make these key moves in their own writing. This version includes readings that demonstrate those moves—and provide stimulating conversations for them to enter. The Second Edition includes an anthology of 44 readings that will provoke students to think—and write—about five important issues, including two new ones: Is Higher Education Worth the Price? and Why Does It Matter Who Wins the Big Game?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393912753
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
21,178
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
JasmineYC More than 1 year ago
It is a really useful guide for international students who study here in the U.S.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago