ERIC Number: EJ396671
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Present Perfect in the Rhetorical Divisions of Biology and Biochemistry Journal Articles.
Gunawardena, C. N.
English for Specific Purposes, v8 n3 p265-73 1989
Analysis of five biology and five biochemistry professional journal articles' use of the English present perfect tense revealed that both disciplines used the tense most frequently in the introduction and discussion sections, typically conveying the meaning of a past experience with current relevance. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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