Rhetorical organization of tourism research article abstracts

Shabbir Ahmed, (2015) Rhetorical organization of tourism research article abstracts. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 208. pp. 269-281. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

Genre Analysis of abstract writing has drawn academicians’ attention in recent years. The rhetorical organization of research article abstracts has undergone several studies (Swales, 1990, , Bhatia 1997, Salager-Meyer 1990, Don Santos, 1996, , Hyland, 2000 & 2005, Tseng 2011). Their studies focused mainly on cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary aspects of this part-genre. This study looks into the rhetorical organization specifically of tourism research article abstracts, which has either been under represented or overlooked. A corpus of 35 tourism research article abstracts was chosen randomly to describe the move-structure. Results suggest significant variations in the move-structure method and strategies for realization of communication objectives by the authors. Both linguistic and pedagogical implications are discussed at the end.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: rhetorical organization, part-genre, cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary, variations, implications
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: FACULTY > Labuan Faculty of International Finance
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 06:59
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 07:18
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/14817

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