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Sun Mar 08 2009

Qs: Textbook for Writing/Written Communication Course

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Message 1: Textbook for Writing/Written Communication Course
Date: 06-Mar-2009
From: Mark Newson <newsonludens.elte.hu>
Subject: Textbook for Writing/Written Communication Course
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Dear All,

I have been asked to teach a course on Written Communication and am looking
for a suitable textbook. The course is for an MA in translation and I
envisage its content to be an investigation of the linguistic features of
different forms and styles of written communication (academic, business,
literary, personal, etc.) rather than a ‘how to’ course or one which offers
advice on effectiveness or writing skills. The course will be two semesters
long, so I don’t know if there is a single textbook that would cover the
whole of it. Suggestions for a number of possible texts would be very useful.

Many thanks in advance,

Mark Newson

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

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