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Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan #ASMSG #IARTG #T4US

Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”: The Purpose And Power Of Language From Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue” (76-81), it is evident that language has an effect on our lives. Language defines the type of person we are generally and it has an … Continue reading

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Real College Admission Essay Prompts From This Year’s Applications #ASMSG #MondayBlogs #IARTG #RRBC

by VI-AN NGUYEN @vian_nguyen Millions of high school seniors around the country are busy penning college admissions essays based on prompts like the thought-provoking ones below, which we pulled from this year’s applications. (In many cases, the prompts below are … Continue reading

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Being Bilingual Makes You Smarter: Bilingualism Interferes With Learning The Mother Tongue (Doesn’t It?)

Why should you learn another language? SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental … Continue reading

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Boudicca, Teens & Writing: 3 FREE Books!

Author Page: Thomas Jerome Baker What is the connection between these three books? Price? Yes, of course they are all free today. Author? Yes, I wrote each book. What these books have in common is that Queen Boudicca and her … Continue reading

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TOEFL: Prueba de Inglés como Lengua Foranea ¿Por qué rendirlo y en qué consiste?

TOEFL: ¿Por qué rendirlo y en qué consiste? por Gonzalo Aravena El Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) es uno de los exámenes de idioma más utilizados para medir el conocimiento de inglés de los postulantes a becas … Continue reading

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Teaching Academic Writing

Teaching Academic Writing [Kindle Edition] This book is highly practical while addressing the theory underpinning academic writing. It is organized into three parts. Part One: “Writing for Scholarly Publication”, takes a historical look at Academic Writing to inform contents for … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty: An Argumentative Essay

Teaching Academic Writing The Death Penalty is quite a topic for an argumentative essay. To do it justice (to be righteous), it is necessary to look at the issue from both sides of the “hangman’s noose”. In other words, what … Continue reading

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Teaching Academic Writing

Teaching Academic Writing This book is highly practical while addressing the theory underpinning academic writing. It is organized into three parts. Part One: “Writing for Scholarly Publication”, takes a historical look at Academic Writing to inform contents for an Academic … Continue reading

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Thomas Jerome Baker: Amazon Author Page

My Amazon Author Page I recently updated my author page at Amazon (yesterday). It dawned on me that if I didn’t let you know about it, no one else would either. I’ve written a total of 30 books now, ranging … Continue reading

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Congratulations! “Teaching Academic Writing” has been published on Kindle!

Hello from Amazon KDP! The book “Teaching Academic Writing” you recently submitted to KDP and enrolled in KDP Select has been published to the Kindle Store and is already available* for readers to purchase here. KDP Select allows you to … Continue reading

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