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  1. AlainK

    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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    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.

  3. AlainK

    Re: extract entitled...

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



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