John Swales

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John Swales 2014

Professor Emeritus

  • Fields of Study
    • Discourse, second language acquisition
  • About

    John Swales is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, and Co-Director of the Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE) project. 

    His principal research interest lies in written discourse, particularly academic and research writing. Associated interests involve genre theory, methods of discourse analysis, English for Academic Purposes, and comparative rhetoric.

  • Education
    • Cambridge University, UK