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Book Reviews and Disciplinary Discourses: Defining a Genre.

@inproceedings{MottaRoth1995BookRA,
  title={Book Reviews and Disciplinary Discourses: Defining a Genre.},
  author={D{\'e}sir{\'e}e Motta-Roth},
  year={1995}
}
  • Désirée Motta-Roth
  • Published 1995
  • Computer Science
  • This study analyzed the English discourse organization of sixty academic book reviews in three disciplines (linguistics, chemistry, economics) published in 1990, to help define book reviews as an academic written genre. [...] Key Result The study indicates that discursive practices in the disciplines have to be considered in EAP teaching in order to help learners develop more critical and effective reading and writing competencies. INTRODUCTION With the increasing speed of recent advances in all areas of…Expand Abstract
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