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Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language

Brian Paltridge Sue Starfield



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07 August 2019
linguistics; Writing skills; ELT: English for academic purposes; Higher & further education, tertiary education
Fully updated and packed with new material, the second edition of Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language is the ideal guide for non-native speaker students and their supervisors working on writing a thesis or dissertation in English.

Considering the purposes of thesis and dissertation of writing alongside writer/reader relationships, this book uses accessible language and practical examples to discuss issues that are crucial to successful thesis and dissertation writing. This edition offers:

Insights into the experience of being a doctoral writer, issues of writer identity, and writing with authority Typical language and discourse features of theses and dissertations Advice on the structure and organisation of key sections Suggestions for online resources which support writing Extracts from completed theses and dissertations Guidance on understanding examiner expectations Advice on publishing from a PhD Suitable for students from all disciplines, Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language is essential reading for non-native speaker students looking to complete a thesis or dissertation in English.
By:   Brian Paltridge, Sue Starfield
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   454g
ISBN:   9781138048706
ISBN 10:   1138048704
Pages:   236
Publication Date:   07 August 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Brian Paltridge is Professor of TESOL at the University of Sydney, Australia. Sue Starfield is a Professor in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

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