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How to Read for Writing in this course?

Detailed instruciton on how to choose a model article for analysis.

Reading for writing

  • Data-driven and literacy-oriented approach
    • To improve research writing skills
  • Deconstructing research articles
    • Organization
    • Structure —> Increase genre awareness
    • Language use and reuse —> Develop individual corpus

How to Read for Writing in this course?

  • Select a research article in your field.
    • No review paper
    • Keep the selected paper handy for the rest of this course
  • Reflect on the selected paper constantly.
    • Identify language features, structure, or other genre knowledge
    • Compare and contrast to see disciplinary differences
  • Mark on the selected paper
    • Single verb, word choice, active/passive voice, tense
    • phrase/vocabulary that you can borrow [language re-use]
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Deconstructing Research Articles: How to Read and Write a Research Paper

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