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Identifying textuality of the introduction section of academic discourse


Krishnasamy, Hariharan N. and Ishak, Mohd. Noor and Syed Sahil, Sharifah Azizah (1997) Identifying textuality of the introduction section of academic discourse. Project Report. Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The present study which attempts to look at the textuality of the introduction section focuses on three aspects that provide part of textuality specifically paragraphing language device and syntactical variation. Utilizing a combination of D' Angelo's (1977)paradigm, Lannon's (1982) categorization,Halliday & Hasan's (1976) description (with adaptation) and Umar Yunus (1989) stylistic approach, the study examined the three preceding aspects using corpus-based investigation.The corpus chosen comprise twenty articles from the International Journal of Educational Research. The Endings exhibit some dominant patterns regarding the aforementioned aspects. Pedagogical implications of the study are also discussed.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Hariharan a/l N. Krishnasamy
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2014 07:30
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2014 07:30
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5121

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