n Akroterion - Accessing academic language: the benefits of an explicit study of Latin and Greek roots

Volume 52, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0303-1896
  • E-ISSN: 2079-2883
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Many students in South Africa are entering university linguistically underprepared to cope with the meta-language of academe. Reasons for this are proposed by Language Development staff in the Academic Development Programme at UCT (Thesen et al.,1997:1-2)

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