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Name: Nur  Yigitoglu
Institution: Okan University
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State and/or Country: Akfirat-Tuzla
Turkey   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Applied Lingustics/Teaching of L2 writing
Selected Publications: Yigitoglu, N. (2010). [Review of the book Academic Writing and Plagiarism: A linguistic analysis by Diane Pecorari]. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 9, pp. 223-225.

Yigitoglu, N. (2011) [Review of the book Writing an Applied Linguistics Thesis or Dissertation: A Guide to Presenting Empirical Research by John Bitchener]. Journal of English for Academic Purposes


Yigitoglu, N. (2011). [Review of Academic vocabulary in learner writing: From extraction to analysis by Magali Paquot]. Discourse Studies, 13, 6.


Yigitoglu, N. (2011). [Review of the book Journal Writing in Second Language Education by Christine Pearson Casanave]. Journal of Second Language Writing. 20, 4, 312-313.

Yigitoglu, N. (2012). [Review of the book Academic Writing: At the interface of corpus and discourse edited by M. Charles, D. Pecorari, & S. Hunston]. Journal of Second Language Writing, 21, 1.
Courses Taught: Introduction to linguistics
Contrastive linguistic analysis
Second language writing
Academic writing (with content material from Anthropology)
Reading-writing



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