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Words Matter: How to Effectively Use Idioms, Slang, & Stock Phrases in Academic Writing

This workshop explains what idioms, slang, and stock phrases are and discusses how to use them in formal and informal contexts. Download the PowerPoint file by clicking the above link.

Please note that this workshop was developed as part of the Purdue Language and Culture Exchange (PLaCE) program for Purdue University's West Lafayette campus. PLaCE focuses on providing international students with additional linguistic and cultural support as the acclimate to the North American higher educational context.

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