Writing science : literacy and discursive power /

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Author / Creator:Halliday, M. A. K. (Michael Alexander Kirkwood), 1925-2018.
Imprint:London : Falmer Press, 1993.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 283 pages) : illustrations.
Series:Critical perspectives on literacy and education
Critical perspectives on literacy and education.
Subject:Technical writing.
Communication in science.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical Writing.
Communication in science.
Technical writing.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11128132
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Other authors / contributors:Martin, J. R., 1950-
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-280) and index.
Print version record.
Summary:This book is about the use of language in the science classroom. It discusses the evolution of scientific discourse for learning in secondary schools, and examines the form and function of language across a variety of levels including lexiogrammar, discourse semantics, register, genre and ideology. Special attention is paid to how this knowledge is imparted. It will be of particular interest to educators involved with linguistics and/or science curriculum and teachers of English for special and academic purposes.; It is aimed at teachers of undergraduates in science and literacy, linguists tea.
Other form:Print version: Halliday, M.A.K. (Michael Alexander Kirkwood), 1925- Writing science. London : Falmer Press, 1993 0750700459 0750700467