Metadiscursive Distinction between Persian and English: An Analysis of Computer Engineering Research Articles

Gholam Reza Zarei, Sara Mansoori
2011 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
The study tried to discover disciplinary distinctions between Persian and English in the academic genre. The focus was on the use of metadiscourse in the discipline of computer engineering research articles across the two languages. The selected corpus was analyzed through the model suggested by Hyland and Tse (2004) . The results demonstrated that the two languages are distinct in their use of metadiscourse in the discipline studied. It was found that Persian, unlike English, relied on
more » ... ive resources more. The disciplinary distinction indicates that Persian computer engineering provides more textual elements while English language values a reader responsible trend.
doi:10.4304/jltr.2.5.1037-1042 fatcat:lb2i64g2lnbuhorumphymkga7q