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ERIC Number: EJ593222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-4906
The Use of Higher Level Metatext in Ph.D. Theses.
Bunton, David
English for Specific Purposes, v18 supplement ps41-s56 1999
Investigates the way in which 13 Hong Kong research students metatext to orient and guide their readers through their Ph.D. theses. Using a corpus of over 3000 pages and 0.6 million words, this article proposes that the level of metatextual references can be determined by their scope and by the distance over which they operate. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong