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Academic Writing and Genre: A Systematic Analysis

Academic Writing and Genre: A Systematic Analysis (Hardback)

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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.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsSemantics Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 24/01/2008 ISBN-13: 9780826498441  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ian Bruce is Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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