Metadiscursive nouns and written discourseMetadiscursive nouns can form the discourse in English texts, particularly in argumentative essays, by making explicit the discourse, signaling the discourse shift, and/or summarising the preceding content. My research investigates the use of this class of English nouns used by non-native speaker students in their L2 English texts and identify different patterns of use in comparison to those in native-speaker English texts, so as to contribute to a development of syllabus for the teaching of writing of academic essays for university students. investigates the use of this class of English nouns used by non-native speaker students in their L2 English texts and identify different patterns of use in comparison to those in native-speaker English texts, so as to contribute to a development of syllabus for the teaching of writing of academic essays for university students. Discourse functions of metadiscursive nouns in English texts2003.09Metadiscursive nouns and written discourseMetadiscursive nouns can form the discourse in English texts, particularly in argumentative essays, by making explicit the discourse, signaling the discourse shift, and/or summarising the preceding content. My research investigates the use of this class of English nouns used by non-native speaker students in their L2 English texts and identify different patterns of use in comparison to those in native-speaker English texts, so as to contribute to a development of syllabus for the teaching of writing of academic essays for university students. investigates the use of this class of English nouns used by non-native speaker students in their L2 English texts and identify different patterns of use in comparison to those in native-speaker English texts, so as to contribute to a development of syllabus for the teaching of writing of academic essays for university students. Use of metadisursive nouns by L1 Japanese students in L2 English essaystadiscursive nouns in English texts2003.09 

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Name

TAHARA Nobuko

Affiliation

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Title

Associate Professor

Sex

female

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metadiscursive nouns, written discourse

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  • Subject:Discourse functions of metadiscursive nouns in English texts

    Object:Metadiscursive nouns can form the discourse in English texts, particularly in argumentative essays, by making explicit the discourse, signaling the discourse shift, and/or summarising the preceding content. My research investigates the use of this class of English nouns used by non-native speaker students in their L2 English texts and identify different patterns of use in comparison to those in native-speaker English texts, so as to contribute to a development of syllabus for the teaching of writing of academic essays for university students.

  • Subject:Use of metadisursive nouns by L1 Japanese students in L2 English essaystadiscursive nouns in English texts

 
 

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  • Subject: The Problem-Solution Pattern in NNS Argumentation

    Language:English

    Kind of Publishing:Others

    Journal name:Global Journal of HUMAN-SOCIAL SCIENCE: G Linguistics & Education , vol.20 (8)

    Publish date:2020.08

    Author:Nobuko Tahara

    Co-writerThe simple work

    DOI:10.34257/GJHSSGVOL20IS8PG1

  • Subject:Roles of Metadiscursive Nouns in L2 English Writing - Comparison with L1 Writing

    Language:English

    Kind of Publishing:Others

    Journal name:International Journal of Languages, Literature, and Linguistics, Volume 6 Number 2 (June. 2020) , vol.6 (2) (p.85 - 92)

    Publish date:2020.06

    Author:Nobuko Tahara

    Co-writerThe simple work

    DOI:DOI: 10.18178/IJLLL

  • Subject:Deviant Uses of Metadiscursive Nouns in NNS Essays

    Language:English

    Kind of Publishing:International conference proceedings

    Journal name:Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference , vol.1 (p.408 - 414)

    Publish date:2018.09

    Author:Nobuko Tahara

    Co-writerThe simple work

  • Subject:The Use of Shell Nouns in Japaanese and American Student Writing

    Language:English

    Kind of Publishing:Others

    Journal name:Ph.D. thesis submitted to the University of Birmingham, the UK

    Publish date:2017.07

    Author:Nobuko Tahara

    Co-writerThe simple work

    repository URL: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/7201/ .

  • Subject:Metadiscursive Nouns and Textual Cohesion in Second Language Writing

    Language:English

    Kind of Publishing:Bulletin of University, Institute, etc

    Journal name:Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Okayama University, 37 (3) (37) (p.13 - 26)

    Publish date:2014.03

    Author:Nobuko Tahara

    Co-writerThe simple work

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