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Thursday, November 14 • 13:30 - 15:00
Developing academic literacy and genre awareness: Getting started with SFL

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L2 writers need to develop a wide range of academic literacy skills in order to succeed in undergraduate degrees. This colloquium introduces aspects of Systemic Functional Linguistics' genre theory that enable students and teachers to better understand and describe how language works to do the work of academic writing.

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avatar for Sandra Zappa-Hollman

Sandra Zappa-Hollman

Assistant Professor, Director of EAP, University of British Columbia
Sandra Zappa-Hollman, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Director of academic English programming at Vantage College, University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on the academic literacy trajectories of international EAL students, collaboration between language and content... Read More →
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Nigel Caplan

Associate Professor, University of Delaware
Nigel Caplan is an Associate Professor at the University of Delaware English Language Institute, where he teaches ESL to international undergraduate and graduate students. His textbooks include Grammar Choices for Graduate and Professional Writers (Michigan), and two levels in the... Read More →
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Silvia Pessoa

Carnegie Mellon University
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Thomas Mitchell

Associate Teaching Professor of English, Carnegie Mellon University
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Pia Gomez

Carnegie Mellon University
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Ryan Miller

Kent State University


Thursday November 14, 2019 13:30 - 15:00
Gold (60 pax)

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