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Cultural and Linguistic Variation in Academic Writing

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ISBN-10: 3838338502

ISBN-13: 9783838338507

Edition: N/A

Authors: Helena Zybrands, Christine Anthonissen

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This study investigates the conceptualisation and execution of macro-textual features of academic writing of students in an EAP course. An assumption is that students have difficulties in producing academic writing. The study investigates participant s conceptualisation of academic writing and compares it to what they do in constructing their own academic texts. It finds that there is a difference between what they say and what they do. Their focus is generally on micro-textual level, i.e. on the level of words, phrases and sentences, which masks difficulties on macro-textual level, i.e. on the discursive level of linguistic units larger than the sentence. Furthermore, the hypothesis that…    
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List price: $69.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.21" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English