English for Academic Purposes: An Advanced Resource Book

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Taylor & Francis, Aug 10, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 336 pages
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English for Academic Purposes:

  • introduces the major theories, approaches and controversies in the field
  • gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including: John Swales, Alastair Pennycook, Greg Myers, Brian Street, and Ann Johns
  • provides numerous exercises as practical study tools that encourage a critical approach to the subject.

Written by an experienced teacher and researcher in the field, English for Academic Purposes is an essential resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics.

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About the author (2006)

Ken Hyland is Professor of Education and Head of the Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies at the Institute of Education, University of London. He has 26 years experience teaching and researching academic and professional literacies.

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