LINGUIST List 13.345

Fri Feb 8 2002

Books: Applied Linguistics

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  1. Vinegrad, Anna, Applied Linguistics: Teaching and Researching: Writing

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Teaching and Researching: Writing

Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 10:32:55 -0000
From: Vinegrad, Anna <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Teaching and Researching: Writing

Teaching and Researching: Writing
Ken Hyland

Teaching and Researching: Writing offers a clear, comprehensive
overview of writing research and teaching. Ken Hyland, a widely
published and highly experienced teacher of both Applied Linguistics
and EFL, brings together the latest research and teaching practices in
the field of writing in this highly readable, wide-ranging volume.
Writing is one of the central pillars of language learning and of
major interest and concern to teachers, students and researchers. This
book outlines the historical and conceptual background to the field of
writing, deals with current questions relating to both practice and
research, and outlines the direction which the field is moving in. In
addition to a full discussion of the current applications of research
in terms of courses, materials, teaching practices and software,
Teaching and Researching: Writing offers practical suggestions for
teaching approaches. The practical nature of the volume also extends
to research projects with a dedicated chapter setting out a number of
do-able, small scale research topics. 

A number of resources, and learning aids are included: 

- chapter reviews and overviews 
- key texts listings after each section 
- discussions of case studies 
- compendium of paper and online resources 
- list of major associations and conferences 
- glossary of key terms 
- list of references. 

The combination of teaching and research analysis and practical
information makes this an invaluable resource for practitioners,
researchers, students and professionals engaged in language study and

Dr Ken Hyland is Associate Professor at the City University
of Hong Kong. Longman Applied Linguistics in Action ISBN 0582 423384
14.99 UK/paper 264pp November 2001 UK orders 01279 623322 For Europe and Rest of World please see
ordering details on our website at:

Anna Vinegrad
Product Manager, Humanities
Pearson Education
128 Long Acre
London WC2E 9AN
Tel: 020 7 447 2013
Fax: 020 7 447 2656
Buy Longman History books online at

Pearson Education

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