Approaching English Language Research
This text is designed to help students approach research in English Language studies. It sets out some of the major issues in English Language research and suggests where to look for more information and ideas.
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Introducing English Language research
Approaching research communities
Reading English Language research
Types of data and analysis
Findings and interpretation
Preparing and presenting a research proposal
Conducting and evaluating a research study
academic research academic writing aims Allison analysis applied linguistics aspects chapter chi-square choices claims concerns consider context corpus Corpus linguistics critical critical discourse analysis degrees of freedom descriptive discourse community discourse data discussion dissertation elicitation instruments English for Specific English language studies enquiry ethnographic evaluation example expected values experimental focus further reading genre grammatical groups guidelines important individual inferential statistics instance interest interpretation interview data investigation issues judgements kinds of data language learning legitimate peripheral participation Nunan observed open-ended outcomes particular perspectives possible practice present problems procedures psycholinguistic purposes qualitative research questionnaire RA introduction readers reference relevant research community research design research proposal research questions research report research study responses rhetorical sample scores secondary research selected sentence sociolinguistic statistical structure supervisor Swales task theoretical thesis topic