Research Genres Explorations and Applications

Research Genres Explorations and Applications

By: Swales, John

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This book provides a rich and accessible account of genre studies by a world-renowned applied linguist. The hardback edition discusses today's research world, its various configurations of genres, and the role of English within the genres. Theoretical and methodological issues are explored, with a special emphasis on various metaphors of genre. The book is full of carefully worded detail and each chapter ends with suggestions for pedagogical practice. The volume closes with evaluations of contrastive rhetoric, applied corpus linguistics, and critical approaches to EAP. Research Genres provides a rich and scholarly account of this key area.

Title: Research Genres Explorations and Applications

Author Name: Swales, John

Categories: Teaching ELT,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Feb/2005

ISBN Number: 0521533341

ISBN Number 13: 9780521533348

Binding: Paperback

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 6900

Description: 25 line figures 18 tables 324 This book provides a rich and accessible account of genre studies by a world-renowned applied linguist. The hardback edition discusses today's research world, its various configurations of genres, and the role of English within the genres. Theoretical and methodological issues are explored, with a special emphasis on various metaphors of genre. The book is full of carefully worded detail and each chapter ends with suggestions for pedagogical practice. The volume closes with evaluations of contrastive rhetoric, applied corpus linguistics, and critical approaches to EAP. Research Genres provides a rich and scholarly account of this key area. (ISBN: 9780521533348 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6900)