Academic Writing: A Comparison between Argentine and U.S. Academic Contexts

By Laura (Violeta) Colombo.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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I apply pragmatic concepts and previous research data about Spanish and English writing styles to the relationship established between reader and writer in published research papers in educational science journals.

Keywords: Argentine and U.S. Academic Writing, Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Pragmatics

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.105-114. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 875.607KB).

Laura (Violeta) Colombo

Laura Marina Colombo is an Argentine graduate student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She has a B.A. in Education Sciences from the Universidad. Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has taught EFL in Argentina at the elementary school level. Currently she is in her second semester of the INCC Master's program at UMBC. She also teaches a beginning Spanish course at UMBC. She is interested in academic writing, especially on the adjustment process that international students must go through in order to produce appropriate written texts in a foreign academic setting.


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