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Academic Tenor and Formulaic Academic Phrases

  • Michael Guest
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Part of the Springer Texts in Education book series (SPTE)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the central role that formulaic academic phrases play not only in research papers (as is well known) but also due to their frequency and import as used in conference speech events of all types. Maintaining an academic tenor is a central part of marking one’s membership within an academic discourse community, particularly at core events such as academic conferences. These often overlooked items need to be mastered by novice members of the community in order to participate and engage others fully.

References

  1. Guest, M. (2014). 国際学会のためのサバイバル英語術 (Survival English for academic conferences: A candid guide for Japanese doctors). Tokyo: Medical View.Google Scholar
  2. Hyland, K. (2000). Disciplinary discourses: Social interactions in academic writing. London: Longman.Google Scholar

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of MiyazakiMiyazakiJapan

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