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Building Genre Knowledge

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165 Pages
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Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, BUILDING GENRE KNOWLEDGE provides a unique look into the processes of building genre knowledge while offering a dynamic theory of those processes that is inclusive of both monolingual and multilingual writers—a necessary move in today’s linguistically diverse classrooms. It will therefore be of great interest to researchers and practitioners in both first and second language writing studies.

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Published 15 July 2009
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EAN13 9781602355156
Language English
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SEC O N DLA N G U A G EWR ITIN G Series Editor, Paul Kei Matsuda Second language writing emerged in the late twentie th century as an interdisciplinary field of inquiry , and an increasing number of researchers from various related fields—including a pplied linguistics, communication, composition stud ies, and education—have come to identify themselves as second language writing spec ialists. The Second Language Writing series aims to facilitate the advancement of knowledge in the field of second language writing b y publishing scholarly and research-based monograph s and edited collections that provide significant new insights into central topic s and issues in the field. Books in the Series The Politics of Second Language Writing: In Search of the Promised Land, edited by Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, and Xiaoye You (2006) Building Genre Knowledge, Christine M. Tardy (2009) Practicing Theory in Second Language Writing, edited by Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda (2009)