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    DescriptionLike its predecessor, the third edition of A"cademic Writing for Graduate Students "explains understanding the intended audience, the purpose of the paper, and academic genres; includes the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising; shows how to write summaries and critiques; features Language Focus sections that address linguistic elements as they affect the wider rhetorical objectives; and helps students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities. Among the many changes in the third edition: *newer, longer, and more authentic texts and examples*greater discipline variety in texts (added texts from hard sciences and engineering)*more in-depth treatment of research articles*greater emphasis on vocabulary issues*revised flow-of-ideas section*additional tasks that require students to do their own research*more corpus-informed content*binding that allows the book to lay flat when open. The Commentary (teacher's notes and key) (978-0-472-03506-9) has been revised expanded.


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    Title
    Academic Writing for Graduate Students
    Subtitle
    Essential Skills and Tasks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John M. Swales, By (author) Christine B. Feak
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 440
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780472034758
    ISBN 10: 0472034758
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    BIC E4L: LAN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JHBC, CB
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU037000
    LC classification: PE1408 .S7836 2012
    Thema V1.0: CB, JN, JHBC
    Edition
    3
    Edition statement
    3rd edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    The University of Michigan Press
    Imprint name
    The University of Michigan Press
    Publication date
    15 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Ann Arbor, MI