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    AlainK Guest

    Default extract entitled...

    "This article entitled...", and "This text is an extract from..." are expressions that are widely taught here, in France.
    I've been told that they might sound a bit awkward to a native's ears. Is that true, and if so, what should be used instead?

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    Default Re: extract entitled...

    They're OK to me. The first is a bit unecessary- if you're using 'this' then you're referring back to an earlier reference, so it's repetitious.

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    AlainK Guest

    Default Re: extract entitled...

    Thank you for your quick reply, I'll keep on using these expressions with my pupils then


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