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ERIC Number: EJ562753
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0142-6001
Consider This: The Role of Imperatives in Scholarly Writing.
Swales, John M.; Ahmad, Ummul K.; Change, Yu-Ying; Chavez, Daniel; Dressen, Dacia F.; Seymour, Ruth
Applied Linguistics, v19 n1 p97-121 Mar 1998
Analyzes the use of imperatives in five scholarly journal articles (main text and notes) in each of ten disciplines, and follow-up interviews with authors using imperatives within main text indicate specific patterns and purposes of usage and field-specific expectations and conventions. Discusses implications for instruction of non-native-speaking students and researchers. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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