Cohesion : Signposting and punctuation. References : Bailey, S. 2011. Academic Writing : A Handbook for International Students . Routledge : Oxon . Swales , J. & Feak , C. 1994. Academic Writing for Graduate Students . The University of Michigan Press: Ann Arbor .
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Bailey, S. 2011. AcademicWriting: A Handbook for International Students. Routledge: Oxon.
Swales, J. & Feak, C. 1994. AcademicWriting for GraduateStudents. The University of Michigan Press: AnnArbor.
Swan, M. 1995 PracticalEnglishUsage. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press: Oxford
Can help maintainflow and establishclearrelationshipsbetweenideas
Canbearrangedaccording to theirfunction and grammaticaluse.
Discoursemeans ’pieces of languagelongerthan a sentence’. Somewords and expressionsareused to show howdiscourse is constructed. Theycan show the connectionbetweenwhat a speaker is saying and whathasalreadybeensaidorwhat is going to besaid; theycanindicatewhatspeakersthinkaboutwhattheyaresayingorwhatothershavesaid.
(Swan, 1995, p. 159)
Independentclause: He washandy.
Informal: So, Anotherthing is, In any case, Besides,…= notacceptable
Informal: So, Then, … = unacceptable
UsingEnglish for AcademicPurposes (UEFAP)
OnlineWritingLab (OWL) at PurdueUniversity
AcademicWriting in English (AWE) website
Bailey, S. (2011) AcademicWriting: A Handbook for International Students
Part 2 (pgs. 101-149)
Sentence connectors raise the important issue of punctuation
You have to learn the proper use of punctuation in English and in your field
We only deal with some punctuation, namely comma (,), semicolon (;), colon (:) and dash(-)