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Reading-to-Write Approach in English for Academic Purposes. Pp. 113–121.

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Section: Pedagogics. Psychology

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378.147:811

Authors

Nuzha Irina Vitalyevna Department of Foreign Languages, National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Shchemeleva Irina Yuryevna Department of Foreign Languages, National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Abstract

The article focuses on developing academic literacy in an English for Academic Purposes course. It reviews different approaches to teaching academic writing and shows that the “reading-to-write” approach might be the most effective one. The paper also identifies some difficulties that Russian students are likely to have due to a low level of native language academic skills and suggests ways to overcome them.

Keywords

English for Academic Purposes, academic literacy, academic writing, academic reading, reading-to-write approach.

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