"They Say/I Say": The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing : with Readings
W.W. Norton & Company, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 701 pages
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?
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Review: They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic WritingUser Review - Gulzab - Goodreads
I'm giving this a 4 'I really liked it' because I can't tell you the number of times I've referenced this book whilst doing some expository writing. This is a permanent feature in my constant quest to master the English language. Well done, They Say, I say. Read full review
Review: They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic WritingUser Review - Trent Mikesell - Goodreads
I really enjoyed this book. If anyone knows other great books on teaching writing, please send me your recommendations. I need to read more like this. I feel that sometimes teachers are down on ... Read full review