English for professional academic purposes: writing for scholarly publication
Hyland, Ken (2010) English for professional academic purposes: writing for scholarly publication. In: Belcher, Diane, (ed.) English for Specific Purposes in Theory and Practice. Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.: University of Michigan Press, pp. 83-105. ISBN 9780472033843Full text not available from this repository.
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English is now unquestionably the language of international scholarship and an important medium of research communication for non-native English speaking academics around the world. While accurate figures are hard to come by, perhaps one in five of the world's population now speaks English with reasonable competence (Crystal, 2003) and the language is rapidly coming to dominate the dissemination of knowledge. Universities in many countries now require staff to present at international conferences and, more crucially, publish in major, high-impact, peer reviewed Anglophone journals as a pre-requisite for tenure, promotion and career advancement. As a consequence, EAP practitioners increasingly find themselves called upon to venture into this unfamiliar terrain to improve the writing for publication skills of colleagues from other departments. In this chapter I address this growing area of academic literacy support, focusing on English for Professional Academic Purposes (EPAP): research and instruction with the goal of facilitating academic publication and presentation in English.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Publisher:||University of Michigan Press|
|Place of Publication:||Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.|
|Book Title:||English for Specific Purposes in Theory and Practice|
|Date:||15 January 2010|
|Number of Pages:||312|
|Page Range:||pp. 83-105|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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