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Workshop "Sandwich model for incorporating sources into your text. Part 2"

The workshops address a common difficulty writers face while working on academic texts. Demonstrating familiarity with existing research and citing prominent studies is expected in a scholarly paper, but doing it effectively is a skill that takes time and practice to develop. During our hands-on sessions, we will work on incorporating information from outside sources into authors' paragraphs logically and naturally. We will take a step-by-step approach and progress from some closely guided exercises to more independent and individualized expression. While the first session will be spent on constructing paragraphs containing quotes or paraphrases from prescribed elements, the second one will allow participants to apply that process to their own writing. Participants will need to prepare two or three sources they want to incorporate into their papers and will produce some paragraphs ready to go into an essay or an article.

Speaker: Natalia Knoblock is an Associate Professor of English at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, USA. In addition to linguistic courses, she teaches academic writing to native and non-native speakers of English. Her research interests lie mostly in political and cognitive linguistics, sociolinguistics, and corpus-assisted discourse analysis. Her articles were published in such journals as Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, Linguistics Vanguard, Pragmatics and Cognition, and Discourse and Society. She edited Language of Conflict: The Discourses of the Ukrainian Crisis (Bloomsbury) and Grammar of Hate: Morphosyntactic Features of Hateful, Aggressive, and Dehumanizing Discourse (Cambridge UP), and she currently serves as a co-editor of the Journal of Language and Discrimination.

Target audience: HSE teachers, researchers, and graduate students

Language: English
Date & Time: December 14, 17:30 - 19:30
Location: online

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