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A pragmatic Analysis of Personal Metadiscourse and Politeness Principle across Genres: From Relevance to Adaptation

Omid Allaf-Akbary; Rajab Esfandiari; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 12, Issue 25 , June 2020, , Pages 1-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2020.10674

Abstract
  This study investigated personal metadiscourse units across genres. Based on Ädel’s (2006) taxonomy of the discourse functions of personal metadiscourse and Leech’s (2014) grand strategy of politeness, three spoken genres were compared in terms of the use of personal metadiscourse functions ...  Read More

Improvement of Metadiscourse Use among Iranian EFL Learners through a Process- based Writing Course

Mansoor Tavakoli; Leila Bahrami; Zahra Amirian

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, , Pages 129-164

Abstract
       The present study investigated the use of interactive metadiscourse resources (IMRs) in terms of appropriacy during a process- based writing course by applying qualitative and exploratory methods. Moreover, learners' perception was investigated to find out how confident they ...  Read More

Metadiscourse strategies in Persian research articles; Implications for teaching writing English articles

Tohid Siami; Reza Abdi

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, , Pages 165-176

Abstract
  In order to develop an understanding of the rhetorical conventions in the Persian language and to find out the metadiscursive cultural norms of Iranian writers in their native language writings, it is necessary to probe into the implicit rhetorical features of academic writing which has so far eluded ...  Read More

Avoiding Prolixity in Academic Prose; the Use of Quantity Metadiscourse in Research Articles

Reza Abdi

Volume 3, Issue 7 , December 2011, , Pages 1-17

Abstract
  As part of a wider attempt to bestow the spirit of scholarly prose upon the research articles’ rhetorical structure, academic writers invariably take advantage of quantity metadiscourse markers to avoid prolixity and live up to the implicit and explicit maxims of quantity category as suggested ...  Read More