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    Question how to read english books

    i am reading a book,but there some abbreviations that make me confused.

    1. FELSTINER (1980:51) VENUTI (1992:1-3,1998:31-66)
    what does the number mean ?
    2. what does P. together with numbers mean? like p.23 , p.45


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    Re: how to read english books

    Quote Originally Posted by carol_w View Post
    i am reading a book,but there some abbreviations that make me confused.

    1. FELSTINER (1980:51) VENUTI (1992:1-3,1998:31-66)
    what does the number mean ? Author's name, followed by date of publication, part number of the book or periodical, or page number in the issue.
    2. what does P. together with numbers mean? like p.23 , p.45 p. = page. pp. = pages
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    Re: how to read english books

    These are examples of the APA academic format.


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    Re: how to read english books

    thank u for your answers! i am clear now.

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