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Friday, November 18 • 9:45am - 10:45am
From Past De-contextualized Paraphrasing to Future Contextualized Success

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Unlike in the past, many textbooks now include paraphrasing exercises. Unfortunately, for students’ future success, many exercises are de-contextualized and provide unrealistic practice. Fear Not! Contextualized, real-life paraphrase awaits you in this workshop. We’ll briefly discuss importance of context, practice a cool exercise, and brainstorm revisions for your existing assignments.

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Cristin Boyd

Instructor, DeAnza Community College & SJSU-Linguistics
Link for presentation handouts boydsteachingresources.pbworks.com I have taught ESL/EFL for going on 20 years. Love teaching, hate grading (but do it anyways). I teach a lot of upper level writing courses, advanced reading, and critical thinking. I'm thrilled to be sharing some... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Royal Palm Salon 6