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LING 402 - ACADEMIC DISCOURSE PRACTICES: A critical approach Week 6 BRINGING READING INTO WRITING.

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1 LING ACADEMIC DISCOURSE PRACTICES: A critical approach Week 6 BRINGING READING INTO WRITING

2 Session Outline Content and use of paraphrase, summary and then quotes.Content and use of paraphrase, summary and then quotes. PlagiarismPlagiarism Preparation for next weeks sessionPreparation for next weeks session

3 Paraphrase, summary and direct quotes 1) What is the best way to produce a good summary/paraphrase? 2) What makes a good paraphrase/ summary (ie what criteria should we use to judge it)?

4 Paraphrase and Summary The Dramatist ApproachThe Dramatist Approach

5 Using Direct Quotes When is it better to use a quote than paraphrase/ summary? List all the reasons you can think of.

6 When is it better to use a quote than paraphrase/ summary? List all the reasons you can think of. -->Compare to the list of suggested reasons.

7 How To Quote Look at the three sets of phrases in point #4 on the handout about how to quote.Look at the three sets of phrases in point #4 on the handout about how to quote. How do the three sets differ in usage? ie why would the writer choose these?How do the three sets differ in usage? ie why would the writer choose these? Add more examples to each set if possibleAdd more examples to each set if possible

8 Guiding Principles Use sources as concisely as possible – do not drown out your own voice.Use sources as concisely as possible – do not drown out your own voice. Make it clear when it is your voice and when it is the voice of the author(s) you are referring to.Make it clear when it is your voice and when it is the voice of the author(s) you are referring to. Always make sure your source contributes to your argument.Always make sure your source contributes to your argument.

9 Plagiarism 1) Read the handout In groups decide: Where do you draw the line in the list of points (1-6)? What is acceptable? 2) Discuss why plagiarism happens? Make a list of reasons.

10 Where do you draw the line?

11 Plagiarism 3) Look at the list of suggested reasons on the second handout. How far do you agree with the suggested points?

12 Preparation for week 7 In small groups discuss your answers to the 4 questions which you were given with the Quirk (1990) text. In small groups discuss your answers to the 4 questions which you were given with the Quirk (1990) text.

13 Preparation for week 7 Which bits of the text would you want to respond to in your own writing?Which bits of the text would you want to respond to in your own writing?


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