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English in Today's Research World: A Writing Guide (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes)

 
 
 
 
English in Today's Research World: A Writing Guide (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes)
Author: John M. Swales - Christine Feak
ISBN 13: 9780472087136
ISBN 10: 472087134
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of Michigan Press ELT
Publication Date: 2000-12-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $26.95
 
 

The authors of Academic Writing for Graduate Students have written a book for the next level of second language writing. English in Today's Research World offers students a very high level of writing instruction, with a specific focus on the projects students undertake--such as dissertations and conference abstracts--at the end of their university work or as they begin careers in research or academia.
In addition to instruction on writing for publication, English in Today's Research World provides needed advice on applications, recommendations, and requests--types of communications that are particularly vulnerable to influences from national cultural expectations and conventions and that, therefore, place the NNS writer at increased disadvantage.
The text is both a reference manual and a course book, so that researchers can continue to use the book after they have completed their formal education. New ESL/EFL teachers can use English in Today's Research World as a reference book for themselves or as a teaching aid in the classroom.