"they Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing (Hardcover)
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They Say / I Say demystifies academic discourse and shows students that writing well means mastering some key rhetorical moves the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ( they say ) in order to set up one's own argument ( I say ). Students learn that writing is always part of a larger conversation, and the book provides templates to show students how to bring their own views in conversation with those expressed by others.