Writing an Applied Linguistics Thesis Or Dissertation

Writing an Applied Linguistics Thesis Or Dissertation

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Once the research is over, the question of exactly how to write each chapter of a thesis or dissertation remains. This invaluable guide introduces first-time thesis writers to the process of writing up empirical research. To help students understand what content and structure are appropriate for the different parts of a thesis, John Bitchener presents a range of options, illustrating them with analyses of and commentary on sections from a real Masters thesis in Applied Linguistics. Highly practical, and relevant across a wide range of disciplines, this step-by-step handbook: a€c provides guidelines on the type of content typically presented in each section of an empirical thesis, as well as key linguistic and presentation features a€c explores options for organizing and structuring this material to ensure it is rhetorically and persuasively effective a€c offers analysed examples with follow up commentary on how each of these aspects have been considered by one successful thesis writer a€c includes useful answers to FAQs, further reading suggestions and additional activities for students to apply what they have learned.3. incidental focus on form: the unplanned, incidental provision of instruction on a linguistic form or structure (e.g. a ... In comparing only one Masters and one Doctoral thesis, we could easily assume that these are differences that reflect the twoanbsp;...

Title:Writing an Applied Linguistics Thesis Or Dissertation
Author:John Bitchener
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2009-11-30


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