Academic Writing for Graduate Students : Essential Tasks and Skills, Second Edition

Swales, John M and Christine B. Feak. 2004 University of Michigan Press.

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■Swales, John M and Christine B. Feak. 2004 Academic Writing for Graduate Students : Essential Tasks and Skills, Second Edition, University of Michigan Press., 331p. \2218 ISBN-10: 0472088564 ISBN-13: 978-0472088560 [amazon][kinokuniya] ※


Book Description
The second edition of this successful guide to writing for graduate-and undergraduate-students has been modified to include updates and replacements of older data sets; an increased range of disciplines with tasks such as nursing, marketing, and art history; discussions of discourse analysis; a broader discussion of e-mail use that includes current e-mail practices.

Like its predecessor, this edition of Academic Writing for Graduate Students " explains understanding the intended audience, the purpose of the paper, and academic genres.
" includes the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising.
" shows how to write summaries and critiques.
" features "language focus" sections that address linguistic elements as they affect the wider rhetorical objectives.
" helps students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities.

The Commentary has also been revised and is available.


Unit One: An Approach to Academic Writing
Purpose and Strategy
The Vocabulary Shift
Formal Grammar and Style
Linking Words and Phrases
this + Summary Word
Unit Two: Writing General-Specific Texts
Sentence Definitions
The Grammar of Definitions
Extended Definitions
Contrastive Definitions
Comparative Definitions
Unit Three: Problem, Process, and Solution
The Structure of Problem-Solution Texts
Midposition Adverbs
Problem Statements
Procedures and Processes Verbs and Agents in the Solution
-ing Clauses of Result
Indirect Questions
Unit Four: Data Commentary
Strength of Claim
Structure of Data Commentary
Location Elements and Summaries
Verbs in Indicative and Informative Summaries
Linking as-Clauses
Highlighting Statements
Qualifications and Strength of Claim
Qualifying Comparisons
Concluding a Commentary
Dealing with ``Problems''
Dealing with Graphs
Referring to Lines on Graphs
Dealing with Chronological Data
Prepositions of Time
Unit Five: Writing Summaries
Writing an Assignment Summary
The First Sentence in a Summary
Nominal that-Clauses
Summary Reminder Phrases
Some Notes on Plagiarism
Comparative Summaries
Unit Six: Writing Critiques
Requirements for Writing Critiques
Unreal Conditionals
Evaluative Language
Critical Reading
Writing Critiques
Special Verb Agreements
Reaction Papers
Scare Quotes
A Final Look at the ESL Literature
Unit Seven: Constructing a Research Paper I
Overview of the Research Paper
Imperatives in Research Papers
Writing Up a Methods Section
Methods Sections across Disciplines
Hyphens in Noun Phrases
Commentary in Results Sections
Unit Eight: Constructing a Research Paper II
Introduction Sections
Creating a Research Space
Claiming Centrality
Reviewing the Literature
Citation and Tense
Variation in Reviewing the Literature
Move 2---Establishing a Niche
Negative Openings
Occupying the Niche
Tense and Purpose Statements
Completing an Introduction
Discussion Sections
Opening a Discussion Section
Levels of Generalization
Limitations in Discussions
Cycles of Moves
Linguistic Features of Abstracts Appendixes
One: Articles in Academic Writing
Two: Academic English and Latin Phrases
Three: Electronic Mail
Selected References

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