English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes

by Ken Hyland
     
 

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Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive resource books, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English Language and Applied Linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to explore and develop major themes within the discipline. Section A,… See more details below

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Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive resource books, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English Language and Applied Linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to explore and develop major themes within the discipline. Section A, Introduction, establishes the key terms and concepts and extends readers' techniques of analysis through practical application. Section B, Extension, brings together influentiai articles, sets them in context, and discusses their contribution to the field. Section C, Exploration, builds on knowiedge gained in the first two sections, setting thoughtful tasks around further illustrative material. This enables readers to engage more actively with the subject matter and encourages them to develop their own research responses. Throughout the book, topics are revisited, extended, interwoven and deconstructed, with the reader's understanding strengthened by tasks and follow-up questions. English for Academie Purposes: introduces the major theories, approaches and controversies in the field, gathers together influential readings trom key names in the discipline, including: John Swales, Alastair Pennycook, Greg Myers, Brian Street and Ann Johns, provides numerous exercises as practical study tools that encourage in students a critical approach to the subject. Written by an experienced teacher and researcher in the field, English for Academic Purposes is an essential resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics.

About the Author:
Ken Hyland is Professor of Education and Head of the Centre forAcademie and Professional Literacies at the Institute of Education, University of London

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‘Hyland’s book is a very welcome addition to the literature on teaching English for academic purposes. It covers a wide range of topics, both comprehensively and thoroughly. This book is certain to become key reading for students, teachers and researchers with an interest in the teaching of English for academic purposes.’ Brian Paltridge, University of Sydney, Australia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203006603
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Ken Hyland is Professor of Education and Head of the Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies at the Institute of Education, University of London. He has 26 years experience teaching and researching academic and professional literacies.

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