Luiz Otávio Barros (MA, Hons) has been teaching English a foreign language, training teachers and writing textbooks since the 1990s. He's one of Santillana / Richmond International's household names. You can reach him at:
If you're struggling to write your term papers because you think your writing style is too informal, you're not alone. A lot of college students find it hard to express themselves using the right words and phrases, whether or not English is their first language. The Only Academic Phrasebook You'll Ever Need was written for people like you, who know what to say, but can't figure out exactly how.