The essay and beyond: writing for different purposes in British universities

Hilary Nesi discusses the written genres university students are required to produce in different disciplines and at different levels of study. The presentation draws on findings from the 6.5 million word British Academic Written English (BAWE) corpus of student writing. May 2012, Liverpool.

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Hilary Nesi, Professor in English language at Coventry University, discusses the written genres university students are required to produce in different disciplines and at different levels of study. The presentation draws on findings from the 6.5 million word British Academic Written English (BAWE) corpus of student writing.

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