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Contrastic Rhetoric : Cross-Cultural Aspects of Second-Language Writing

Contrastic Rhetoric : Cross-Cultural Aspects of Second-Language Writing - 96 edition

Contrastic Rhetoric : Cross-Cultural Aspects of Second-Language Writing - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780521446884

ISBN10: 0521446880

Contrastic Rhetoric : Cross-Cultural Aspects of Second-Language Writing by Ulla Connor - ISBN 9780521446884
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 1996
International: No
Contrastic Rhetoric : Cross-Cultural Aspects of Second-Language Writing by Ulla Connor - ISBN 9780521446884

ISBN13: 9780521446884

ISBN10: 0521446880

Edition: 96

Summary

This volume explores the field of contrastive rhetoric, the study of how a person's first language and culture influence his or her writing in a second language. The book presents a comprehensive view of the research in this field and presents sound advice for dealing with cross-cultural issues in writing classes. The goal is to help teachers become aware of the factors influencing their students attempts to compose effective texts and to draw on the resources individual learners bring to the task. This is a solid reference for researchers and teachers in the area of second language writing.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I. PRELIMINARIES : EARLY PHASES OF THE FIELD

1. Toward an extended definition of contrastive rhetoric
2. Contrastive rhetoric studies in applied linguistics
3. Historical evaluation of contrastive rhetoric : from Kaplan's 1966 study to diversification in languages, genres, and authors

PART II. INTERFACES WITH OTHER DISCIPLINES

4. Contrastive rhetoric and the field of rhetoric and composition
5. Contrastive rhetoric and text linguistics
6. Writing as an activity embedded in a culture
7. Contrastive rhetoric and translation studies
8. Genre-specific studies in contrastive rhetoric

PART III. IMPLICATIONS OF CONTRASTIVE RHETORIC

9. Methods of research in contrastive rhetoric
10. Conclusion : Implications and research directions





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