‘We are teaching university students that the language they use must consist of ‘impressive’ vocabulary and sentences must have academic syntax. The result is a fake, pretentious manner of prose that the author constructs to appease teachers and hit the word-limit while sounding ‘academic’. It is almost as if we demand that all papers consist of unnecessarily long sentences and boring expression’.
The trouble with academia: Write to impress or write to express? See on blogs.tribune.com.pk
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