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The following EAP-related books have been reviewed by BALEAP members. Please note that the opinions expressed in these reviews are not necessarily those held by the organisation.

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Reviewed by Fergal Treanor, European University Institute

Discourse Analysis, a Resource Book for Students. Rodney H. Jones (2019), 2nd Edition All reference is representation. This is the unifying principle of Discourse Analysis (2nd Edition) by Rodney H. Jones (2019), […]

Published: 7 November 2019

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Reviewed by Stephen Giles

Rethinking the Second Language Listening Test: From Theory to Practice. Field, J. (2019) Bristol: Equinox Publishing Colleagues dipping a toe into the deep and choppy waters of test design are well […]

Published: 21 August 2019

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Reviewed by Christina Healey

Posthumanist Applied Linguistics Pennycook, A.(2018) London, Routledge. or languaging in the late Anthropocene (subtitle added by this reviewer) Acknowledgements to the British Association for Applied linguistics (BAA)L for providing valuable […]

Published: 20 June 2019

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Reviewed by Christina Healey

Joan Turner (2018) On Writtenness: The Cultural Politics of Academic Writing Bloomsbury Academic, London, 287pp ISBN 9781472505071   Joan Turner enjoys a high reputation in EAP circles so I was excited to […]

Published: 19 January 2019

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Reviewed by Lisa McGrath and Richard Miles

Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts, K. & Hatzitheodoridou, E. (2019). Academic English for Mathematics. Disigma Publications. As EAP practitioners, mathematics is perhaps one of the more daunting discourses we encounter. The publication of Academic […]

Published: 8 January 2019

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Reviewed by Adina Pirtea

Sowton, C. (2016) Contemporary Academic Writing. A comprehensive course for students in Higher Education.  Chris Sowton’s name is likely to be familiar to many EAP practitioners given his extensive material […]

Published: 2 October 2018

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Reviewed by Jane Sjoberg

Getting published can be a daunting prospect. This slim volume aims to provide a practical guide for those yet to begin their publishing journey, especially when completing a PhD. However, […]

Published: 4 July 2018

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Reviewed by Olwyn Alexander

Engagement is a relatively rare term in the EAP literature, occurring mainly in the collocation ‘stance and engagement’ where it refers to an author’s interaction with a reader. However, engagement […]

Published: 8 June 2018

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Reviewed by Christina Healey

NB This replaces a shorter version of the review published on the BALEAP website on 4 December 2017. In this book Wingate proposes a role for the practice of academic […]

Published: 4 December 2017

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Reviewed by Lyndon Taylor (Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University)

How does Dr. Anthony Manning’s new book differ from other contributions to the field of language testing? The book does not deal with the minutiae of test item writing and […]

Published: 27 June 2017

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