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Academic writing as social practice: a critical discourse analysis of student writing in higher education in Tanzania.

Mohamed, Hashim Issa

Abstract:
This thesis was a critical analysis of students academic second language writing at Sokoine University of Agriculture. Student writing in English as a second language in higher education has excited much interest in the English as a Second Language writing research and discussion in Tanzania. The interest was motivated by frequent criticisms from examiners regarding students literacy performance in the English as a Second Language writing in the post primary and higher education where the language of instruction is English as is configured in the Tanzanian language policy.

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Document Title: Academic writing as social practice: a critical discourse analysis of student writing in higher education in Tanzania.
Academic Department: Faculty of Arts
University: University of the Western Cape
City: Cape Town
No. of Pages: 323


Date:2006
Document Type:Thesis (Not Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Teaching and Learning
Country:Tanzania, United Republic of
Keywords:English Language, Teaching, Teachers,Textbooks for foreign speakers.


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Rights:Copyright: University of the Western Cape
Date Added:10 March 2010


Academic writing as social practice: a critical discourse analysis of student writing in higher education in Tanzania .