Genres Across the Disciplines

Genres Across the Disciplines

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Genres across the Disciplines presents cutting edge, corpus-based research into student writing in higher education. Genres across the Disciplines is essential reading for those involved in syllabus and materials design for the development of writing in higher education, as well as for those investigating EAP. The book explores creativity and the use of metaphor as students work towards becoming experts in the genres of their discipline. Grounded in the British Academic Written English (BAWE) corpus, the text is rich with authentic examples of assignment tasks, macrostructures, concordances and keywords. Also available separately as a paperback.Table 4.6 Length of Critiques and Essays6 k Critiques 2155 88 25 25 4.3 0.5 1.6 0.5 3.2 0.4 0.1 Essays 2455 92 20 28 ... 0.1 the expectation that the arguments developed in Essays draw on long quotes from published literature, which may beanbsp;...

Title:Genres Across the Disciplines
Author:Hilary Nesi, Sheena Gardner
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-02-23


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