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    Such insistence on individualized answers

    This insistence is translated as "emphasis". What do you think?

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    ex)Communicative behavior in classrooms in the United States is typified by question-answer sequences. Individual children are either chosen to respond or compete with each other through calling out or raising their hands for the right to respond. Such insistence on individualized answers, which seems so "natual" to those of us socialized in this system, creates difficulties for some groups of children...

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    Re: Such insistence on individualized answers

    NOT A TEACHER

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    This insistence is translated as "emphasis". What do you think?
    I agree with this. In fact, Merriam-Webster says that "emphasis" can mean a "special consideration of or stress or insistence on something". See Emphasis - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

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    Re: Such insistence on individualized answers

    Insisting that this form of Q&A be used...
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Such insistence on individualized answers

    ... but with supporting syntax: 'Such an insistance on...' => 'Such a demand for...' [A demand on something is different.]

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