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Academic writing in a second or foreign language : issues and challenges facing ESL/EFL academic writers in higher education contexts / edited by Ramona Tang.

Contributor(s): Tang, Ramona.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: PE1128.A2 A334 2012Publication: London ; New York, NY : Continuum International Pub., c2012Description: xii, 250 p. ill.ISBN: 9781441112163 (hardback); 1441112162 (hardback).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers | Academic writing -- Study and teaching | Second language acquisition
Contents:
The issues and challenges facing academic writers from ESL / EFL contexts: An overview / Ramona Tang -- PART 1: Learning to write for academic purposes: Identifying and addressing challenges to international publication success for EFL science researchers: Implementing an integrated training package in China / Margaret Cargill & Patrick O'Connor -- Text and corpus work, EAP writing, and language learners / Giuliana Diani -- The impact of experience and beliefs on Chinese EFL student writers' feedback preferences / Guangwei Hu & Hongwei Ren -- Thesis and dissertation writing: moving beyond the text / Brian Paltridge & Lindy Woodrow -- PART 2: Features of ESL / EFL learner discources : The challenges of writing a successful thesis conclusion / Jo Lewkowicz -- EFL / ESL writers and the use of shell nouns / Hilary Nesi & Emma Moreton -- Writing in tables and lists: A study of Chinese students' undergraduate assignments in UK universities / Maria Leedham -- PART 3: Identity work and professional opportunities in academic writing: Writing and researching between and beyond the labels / Hanako Okada & Christine Pearson Casanave -- Identity without the "I": A study of citation sequences and writer identity in literature review sections of dissertations / Suganthi John -- Two sides of the same coin: challenges and opportunities for scholars from EFL backgrounds / Ramona Tang.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The issues and challenges facing academic writers from ESL / EFL contexts: An overview / Ramona Tang -- PART 1: Learning to write for academic purposes: Identifying and addressing challenges to international publication success for EFL science researchers: Implementing an integrated training package in China / Margaret Cargill & Patrick O'Connor -- Text and corpus work, EAP writing, and language learners / Giuliana Diani -- The impact of experience and beliefs on Chinese EFL student writers' feedback preferences / Guangwei Hu & Hongwei Ren -- Thesis and dissertation writing: moving beyond the text / Brian Paltridge & Lindy Woodrow -- PART 2: Features of ESL / EFL learner discources : The challenges of writing a successful thesis conclusion / Jo Lewkowicz -- EFL / ESL writers and the use of shell nouns / Hilary Nesi & Emma Moreton -- Writing in tables and lists: A study of Chinese students' undergraduate assignments in UK universities / Maria Leedham -- PART 3: Identity work and professional opportunities in academic writing: Writing and researching between and beyond the labels / Hanako Okada & Christine Pearson Casanave -- Identity without the "I": A study of citation sequences and writer identity in literature review sections of dissertations / Suganthi John -- Two sides of the same coin: challenges and opportunities for scholars from EFL backgrounds / Ramona Tang.

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