At our first meeting perhaps you could report on how you are going with
responding to the comments of the COC panel
preparing the data for analysis
setting up the analytical tool.
Review comments from COC Panel:
I will start by going through all the subsequent e-mails to make sure I am covering them all:
If Jennifer is going to use Theme, she should read Halliday’s Origin of species paper and Martin’s Life as a noun paper. I don’t have the specific references on me, but they both are in the Writing Science book.
Read articles from Zuocheng
There is now a literature on discipline literacies and disciplinarity that you may wish to explore to some extent in your lit review. Whether you finally settle on the term ‘subjects’ or ‘disciplines’ will depend eventually on your interpretation of this literature. There is definitely a distinction between EAP and subject English that needs to be maintained
The three circle model has been criticised for using the inappropriate political boundaries of country to discriminate between groups of language users (Bruthiaux, 2003; Mahboob & Szenes, 2010), but it remains a useful tool for discussing differences in the uses of English across the world. Yes true – you may go into this more in the thesis. Also some of our colleague Finex Ndhlovu’s work may be useful here.
– A new grammar companion for teachers (Derewianka 2011)
nominal density analysisi
check out these links
Martin’s Discourse Semantics, Register & Genre
Thoughts That Cross My Mind
The Thought Occurs <http://thethoughtoccurs.blogspot.com.au/>
Informing Thoughts <http://informingthoughts.blogspot.com.au/>
Systemic Functional Linguistics <http://systemictheory.blogspot.com/>
Attitude In Systemic Functional Linguistics
Rainbow Lorikeet Semiosis <http://rainbowlorikeetsemiosis.blogspot.com.au/>
Aso check up on the Tunisians