Academic Writing for Graduate Students, Second Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills / Edition 2

Academic Writing for Graduate Students, Second Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills / Edition 2

by John M. Swales
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0472088564

ISBN-13: 2900472088569

Pub. Date: 03/25/2004

Publisher: University of Michigan Press


The second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art history; discussions of discourse analysis; a broader discussion of e-mail use that includes current e-mail

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The second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art history; discussions of discourse analysis; a broader discussion of e-mail use that includes current e-mail practices.

Like its predecessor, this 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.
" helps students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities.

The Commentary has also been revised and is available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900472088569
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
03/25/2004
Series:
Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
344

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