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Academic Paper

Title: Writing for Academic Purposes: Problems faced by Arab postgraduate students
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Author: Fadi Maher Al-Khasawneh
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Institution: Universiti Utara Malaysia
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: This study aimed at investigating the academic writing problems of the Arab postgraduate students of the College of Business at Universiti Utara Malaysia and to provide solutions to these problems. For this purpose, four research questions were posed and the answers to these questions were provided and discussed. The data for the study were collected via (face-to-face) interviews. The informants of this study were postgraduate students from the College of Business at Universiti Utara Malaysia for the academic year 2008-2009. The findings of the study revealed that the students faced problems in relation to vocabulary register, organization of ideas, grammar, spelling, and referencing.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: ESP World, Issue 2 (28), Volume 9
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