Academic Writing for Graduate Students

Academic Writing for Graduate Students : Essential Tasks and Skills

By (author) John M. Swales , By (author) Christine B. Feak


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Like its predecessor, the thirdedition 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;featuresLanguage Focussections that address linguistic elements as they affect the wider rhetorical objectives; andhelps 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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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 657.71g
  • 15 Jul 2012
  • The University of Michigan Press
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 0472034758
  • 9780472034758
  • 6,517

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