DOI: 10.17265/1539-8072/2018.04.003
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Abstract: It is quite common that College students' writings are often loaded of ordinary words and monotonous sentence patterns because they often deliberately avoid some language structures and conjunctions. This kind of sketchy and hollow writings may hinder the improvement of English writing skill. This paper first researches this avoidance phenomenon from three aspects: lexis, syntax, and discourse, then explores the reasons behind it, and finally puts forth some instructive suggestions for improving this condition.

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