Academic Writing: At the Interface of Corpus and Discourse by Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Visit Amazon's Diane Pecorari

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"Contemporary examine into written educational discourse has turn into more and more polarised among techniques: corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.  This quantity provides a variety of contemporary paintings through specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary methods.   the general creation sets the quantity opposed to the backdrop of present paintings in English for educational reasons, and introductions to the each one part draw out connections among the chapters and placed them into context. The participants are specialists within the box and so they disguise either amateur and specialist examples of EAP.  The booklet ends with an afterword that offers an agenda-setting ultimate standpoint at the way forward for EAP examine.   it's going to entice reserachers and postgrduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP."

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The proposer’s reputation, track record and perceived ability to deliver the research programme significantly affect reviewers’ feedback, affi rming the genre’s promotional nature. We know very little about the structure of this ‘occluded’ genre (Swales, 1996). Relevant work includes Myer’s report on the social construction of two biologists’ proposals (1990), Tardy’s (2003) analysis of the genre system of the research proposal, and analyses of communicative moves in EU and US GPs by Connor and Mauranen (1999) and Connor (2000) respectively.

Coll (Eds), Genre studies in English for academic purposes (pp. 211–226). Castello de la Plana: Universitat Jaume I. , & Starfield, S. (2007). Thesis and dissertation writing in a second language: A handbook for supervisors. London: Routledge. Scott, M. (2004). 0 [Computer software]. Oxford: Oxford University Press. —(2007). 0 [Computer software]. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pdf. , & Tribble, C. (2006). Textual patterns: Key words and corpus analysis in language education. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Rhetorical Patterns in Grant Proposals 2 39 The Grant Proposal Genre and the Genre System of Research Funding The GP is an essentially promotional genre; its objective is to persuade sponsors of the timeliness of a programme of research and secure their funding. Researchers ‘sell’ their ideas and their expertise to sponsors, make them see the innovation and value in their ‘product’ and persuade them to ‘buy’ it. As GPs involve public money, the stakes are high and gatekeeping requirements are very strict, making the chances of winning grant money notoriously slim.

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