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Friday, October 20 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Hedging and Boosting: Positioning in Academic and Professional Writing

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International students attending American universities are expected to be able to effectively communicate in written English; positioning through hedging and boosting language remains a vital skill in both EAP and ESP settings. This practical workshop highlights tasks using positioning language based on a variety authentic sources. Reproducible handouts provided.

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Eric Roth, University of Southern California

Master Lecturer, USC American Language Institute
Eric H. Roth teaches international graduate students the pleasures of academic writing and public speaking in English at the University of Southern California. He has taught numerous English and writing courses at Santa Monica Community College, UCLA Extension, and Cal State, Long... Read More →

Richard Jones, University of Southern California

Lecturer, University of Southern California

Friday October 20, 2017 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
CC 201