Talking About Other Texts and Discourses
Title: Talking About Other Texts and Discourses
Authors: Sheryl Leicher & John Swales
Date: July, 2003
Summary: Instructors and students frequently talk about textbooks and student writing, especially as they pertain to class assignments. But often, speakers refer to other outside sources (such as journal articles, print and broadcast news, radio and TV programming). They bring information from these outside sources into the classroom to perform a variety of functions. Examine these functions and answer comprehension questions. An answer sheet is provided on the last page.
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