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English for Academic Purposes An Advanced Resource Book

ISBN-10: 0415358701
ISBN-13: 9780415358705
Edition: 2006
Authors: Ken Hyland
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Description: This text introduces the major theories, approaches and controversies in the field and gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including John Swales, Alistair Pennycook, and Greg Myers.

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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

This text introduces the major theories, approaches and controversies in the field and gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including John Swales, Alistair Pennycook, and Greg Myers.

Series editors' preface
Acknowledgements
How to use this book
Introduction
Introduction
Conceptions and Controversies
Specific or general academie purposes?
Study skills or academic literacy?
Lingua franca or Tyrannosaurus rex?
Pragmatism or critique?
Literacies and Practices
Discourses, communities and cultures
Genre analysis and academic texts
Corpus analysis and academic texts
Ethnographically oriented analysis and EAP
Design and Delivery
Needs and rights
Development and implementation
Methodologies and materials
Feedback and assessment
Extension
Conceptions and Controversies
Specific or general academic purposes?
Initiating ESL students into the academic discourse community: how far should we go?
Specificity revisited: how far should we go now?
Study skills or academic literacy?
Student writing and staff feedback in higher education: an academic literacies approach
Lingua franca or ryrannosauros rex?
English as Tyrannosaurus rex
Pragmatism or critique?
Pragmatist discourse and English for Academic Purposes
Vulgar pragmatism, critical pragmatism, and EAP
Literacies and Practices
Discourses, communities and cultures
The narratives of science and nature in popularising molecular genetics
Academic tribes and territories: intellectual inquiry and the cultures of disciplines
Contrastive ESP rhetoric: metatext in Finnish-English economics texts
Genre analysis and academic texts
'Selling' or 'telling'? The issue of cultural variation in research genres
Informal elements in English academic writing: threats or opportunities for advanced non-native speakers?
Corpus analysis and academic texts
Qualification and certainty in L1 and L2 students' writing
Stylistic features of academic speech: the role of formulaic speech
Ethnographically oriented analysis and EAP
Redefining 'context' in research on writing
Design and Delivery
Needs and rights
Rights analysis: studying power relations in an academic setting
Development and implementation
Problem-solving and EAP: themes and issues in a collaborative teaching venture
Methodologies and materials
Text, role and context
Using a genre-based framework to teach organisational structure in academic writing
Networking into academic discourse
Feedback and assessment
'What am I supposed to make of this?' The messages conveyed to students by tutors' written comments
Exploration
Conceptions and Controversies
Specific or general academic purposes?
Study skills or academic literacy?
Lingua franca or Tyrannosaurus rex?
Pragmatism or critique?
Literacies and Practices
Discourses, communities and cultures
Genre analysis and academic texts
Corpus analysis and academic texts
Ethnographically oriented analysis and EAP
Design and Delivery
Needs and rights
Development and implementation
Methodologies and materials
Feedback and assessment
Glossary
Further reading
References
Author index
Subject index

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