Academic writing in a second or foreign language issues and challenges facing ESL/EFL academic writers in higher education contexts /

"Focuses on the issues and challenges facing ESL/EFL students and scholars who choose to, or have to, write in English in higher education contexts"--Provided by publisher.

Other Authors: Tang, Ramona., Ebooks Corporation.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: London ; New York, NY : Continuum International Pub., 2012.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Ebook Library (EBL)
Table of Contents:
  • The issues and challenges facing academic writers from ESL / EFL contexts: An overview / Ramona Tang
  • PART 1: Learning to write for academic purposes: Identifying and addressing challenges to international publication success for EFL science researchers: Implementing an integrated training package in China / Margaret Cargill & Patrick O'Connor
  • Text and corpus work, EAP writing, and language learners / Giuliana Diani
  • The impact of experience and beliefs on Chinese EFL student writers' feedback preferences / Guangwei Hu & Hongwei Ren
  • Thesis and dissertation writing: moving beyond the text / Brian Paltridge & Lindy Woodrow
  • PART 2: Features of ESL / EFL learner discources : The challenges of writing a successful thesis conclusion / Jo Lewkowicz
  • EFL / ESL writers and the use of shell nouns / Hilary Nesi & Emma Moreton
  • Writing in tables and lists: A study of Chinese students' undergraduate assignments in UK universities / Maria Leedham
  • PART 3: Identity work and professional opportunities in academic writing: Writing and researching between and beyond the labels / Hanako Okada & Christine Pearson Casanave
  • Identity without the "I": A study of citation sequences and writer identity in literature review sections of dissertations / Suganthi John
  • Sides of the same coin: challenges and opportunities for scholars from ESL / EFL backgrounds / Ramona Tang.