The Study on Ken Hyland’s Interactional Model in OUP Publications
International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015, Pages: 266-270
Received: Mar. 19, 2015; Accepted: Jun. 1, 2015; Published: Jul. 15, 2015
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Mohammad Akbarpour, Department of English Teaching, East Azerbaijan Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran
Hossein Sadeghoghli, Department of English Studies, East Azerbaijan Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran
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This study is an attempt to understand how different authors of research articles in diverse fields draw on interactional devices in their writings to convince and interact with their audience. In order to do so seventy research articles from Economics, Humanities, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, and Medicine were selected to constitute the data of this study. Then Ken Hyland’s interactional model was applied to find out to what extent writers used interpersonal resources in their writings. The results showed some considerable similarities and variations cross and across the fields. The findings of this study may also provide some useful insights into the teaching of writing research articles and may be helpful for writing teachers and students.
Metadiscourse, Interactional Model, Interactive Model, Research Genre
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Mohammad Akbarpour, Hossein Sadeghoghli, The Study on Ken Hyland’s Interactional Model in OUP Publications, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2015, pp. 266-270. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20150304.21
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