Academic Writing and Genre

Academic Writing and Genre

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The focus of this book is the use of genre-based approaches to teaching academic writing. Genre-based courses enable second language learners to integrate their linguistic, organisational and contextual knowledge in a variety of different tasks. The book reviews pedagogical approaches to genre through English for Specific Purposes and Systemic Functional Linguistics to present a synthesis of the current research being undertaken in the field. From this theoretical base, Ian Bruce proposes a new model of genre-based approaches to academic writing, and analyses the ways in which this can be implemented in pedagogy and curriculum design. Academic Writing and Genre is a cutting-edge monograph which will be essential reading for researchers in applied linguistics.Table 6.3: Analytical marking guide for report cognitive genre Task Response Introduction The topic is explained in the ... Ideas Topic group or paragraph ideas : one point for each significant paragraph idea relevant to the data (maximum 3anbsp;...

Title:Academic Writing and Genre
Author:Ian Bruce
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2008-02-07


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