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.In the study, social genres are simply identified in terms of the names of assignment tasks of the sample (e.g. essay, review, literature review, experimental report) regardless of the discipline in which the assignment task occurred. For exampleanbsp;...


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