Exploring into Graduate Research Term Papers: A Quest for Generic Disciplinary Tendencies

Parviz Ahmadi Darani, Mohamad Hassan Tahririan, Akbar Afghary
  • Research in Language, March 2018, De Gruyter
  • DOI: 10.2478/rela-2018-0007

Genre Analysis of Graduate Research term paper

What is it about?

It touches upon rhetorical structure tendencies characterizes English research term paper introductions written by Iranian graduate students in Applied Linguistics?

Why is it important?

The current study can inform us on this campus-wide, student-produced genre that possesses an indispensable position somewhere preceding published RA in the taxonomy of academic writing genres.


Parviz Ahmadi Darani (Author)
Isfahan Technical-Vocational University

This study was spurred by the difficulties being encountered by student writers and the perpetual dissatisfaction being voiced by their professors as well as the functional characteristics required in meeting the demands of the kind of academic writing required of them at graduate level.

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