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Writing Science : Literacy And Discursive Power.

Author: Mak Halliday; J R Martin
Publisher: London : RoutledgeFalmer, 1993.
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This book is about the use of language in the science classroom. It discusses the evolution of scientific discourse for learning in secondary schools, and examines the form and function of language across a variety of levels including lexiogrammar, discourse semantics, register, genre and ideology. Special attention is paid to how this knowledge is imparted. It will be of particular interest to educators involved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mak Halliday; J R Martin
ISBN: 9780203209936 0203209931
OCLC Number: 475890884
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Figures; Series Editor's Introduction; Introduction: The Discursive Technology of Science; Chapter 1 General Orientation; Chapter 2 The Model; Introduction; Chapter 3 On the Language of Physical Science; Chapter 4 Some Grammatical Problems in Scientific English; Chapter 5 The Construction of Knowledge and Value in the Grammar of Scientific Discourse: Charles Darwin's The Origin of the Species; Chapter 6 Language and the Order of Nature; Chapter 7 The Analysis of Scientific Texts in English and Chinese; Introduction.

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This book is about the use of language in the science classroom. It discusses the evolution of scientific discourse for learning in secondary schools, and examines the form and function of language across a variety of levels including lexiogrammar, discourse semantics, register, genre and ideology. Special attention is paid to how this knowledge is imparted. It will be of particular interest to educators involved with linguistics and/or science curriculum and teachers of English for special and academic purposes.; It is aimed at teachers of undergraduates in science and literacy, linguists tea.

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