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ERIC Number: EJ354143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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What Rules Govern Tense Usage in Scientific Articles?
Malcolm, Lois
English for Specific Purposes, v6 n1 p31-43 1987
Analysis of tense usage in 20 scientific articles from the "Journal of Pediatrics" reveals a hierarchy of sociolinguistic relationships among context-dependent rhetorical functions, context-independent temporal meanings, and actual tense choices. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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