English for Professional and Academic Purposes 3rd Edition

John M. Swales, Christine B. Feak ...
432 pages - Publisher: Univ. of Michigan Press ELT; 3rd edition (July, 2012) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0472034758 - ISBN-13: 978-0472034758 ...

Like its predecessor, the third edition of Academic 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.

English for Professional and Academic Purposes 3rd Edition, John M. Swales, Christine B. Feak

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