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A genre analysis of reprint request emails written by EFL and physics professionals

Hayati, A. M., Shokouhi, Hossein and Hadadi, M.A. 2011, A genre analysis of reprint request emails written by EFL and physics professionals, Journal of teaching language skills, vol. 3, pp. 21-42.

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Title A genre analysis of reprint request emails written by EFL and physics professionals
Author(s) Hayati, A. M.
Shokouhi, Hossein
Hadadi, M.A.
Journal name Journal of teaching language skills
Volume number 3
Start page 21
End page 42
Total pages 22
Publisher Shiraz University
Place of publication Shiraz, Iran
Publication date 2011
Keyword(s) request
email
moves
strategies
corpora
reprint
Summary The present study aimed to analyze reprint request e-mail messages written by postgraduates (MA students) of two fields of study, namely Physics and EFL, to realize the differences and similarities between the two email types. The results showed that the two corpora were much alike at the level of move schemata while there were some differences concerning strategies and microstructural features. The results showed that the two corpora were much alike at the level of move schemata while there were some differences concerning strategies and microstructural features. The email writers within each discipline were affected by their previously learned texts and the physics group was affected by the conventions of Persian letter writing. The email writers within each discipline were affected by their previously learned texts and the physics group was affected by the conventions of Persian letter writing
Language eng
Field of Research 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2010, Shiraz University
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30045966

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