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Thursday, November 14 • 16:45 - 17:15
A multidimensional comparative analysis of English abstracts in applied linguistics: Do L1 writers' backgrounds matter?

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The present study follows Biber's (1988) multi-dimensional analytical approach to explore linguistic variations in English abstracts written by writers from the Arab World and internationally. The results suggest similarities and interesting differences in how Arab and international writers structure their abstracts. The results and pedagogical implications will be discussed.

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Basim Alamri

Assistant Professor & Director of Writing Center, King Abdulaziz University
Basim Alamri is an Assistant Professor in the English Language Institute at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His research interests revolve around topics related to L2 academic writing, including genre studies and corpus linguistics, and technology in the classroom.


Thursday November 14, 2019 16:45 - 17:15
Copper (12 pax)

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