Academic Discourse by Ken Hyland
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Academic Discourse
By Ken Hyland

Academic Discourse

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Academic Discourse by Ken Hyland

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This book presents an accessible, genre-based introduction to a growing area of linguistics - academic discourse. By highlighting its nature and importance to the modern world, this is an essential read for students. Academic discourse is a rapidly growing area of study, attracting researchers and students from a diverse range of fields. This is partly due to the growing awareness that knowledge is socially constructed through language and partly because of the emerging dominance of English as the language of scholarship worldwide. Large numbers of students and researchers must now gain fluency in the conventions of English language academic discourses to understand their disciplines, establish their careers and to successfully navigate their learning.This accessible and readable book shows the nature and importance of academic discourses in the modern world, offering a clear description of the conventions of spoken and written academic discourse and the ways these construct both knowledge and disciplinary communities. This unique genre-based introduction to academic discourse will be essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying TESOL, applied linguistics, and English for Academic Purposes.Discourse is one of the most significant concepts of contemporary thinking in the humanities and social sciences as it concerns the ways language mediates and shapes our interactions with each other and with the social, political and cultural formations of our society. "The Continuum Discourse Series" aims to capture the fast-developing interest in discourse to provide students, new and experienced teachers and researchers in applied linguistics, ELT and English language with an essential bookshelf. Each book deals with a core topic in discourse studies to give an in-depth, structured and readable introduction to an aspect of the way language in used in real life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826498038
ISBN-10: 0826498035
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Ken Hyland

Academic Publishing by Ken Hyland Academic Publishing, Paperback (February 2015)

The author discusses the impact of English as a global academic language The growth of the assessment culture surrounding publication The practices of knowledge construction at institutional and local levels The emergence of Open Access and social media publishing.

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Author Biography - Ken Hyland

Ken Hyland is Professor of Education and Head of the Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies at the School of Culture, Language and Communication of the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

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