About the article
Polly Tse is an instructor at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education where she teaches English for Specific and Academic Purposes and research writing. Her M.Phil. in applied linguistics explored the use of interactions of discipline, gender, and metadiscourse in book reviews. Her research interests include academic writing, interaction in text, and systemic functional linguistics.
Ken Hyland is Professor of Education and director of the Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies at the Institute of Education, University of London. He has published over 100 articles and 11 books on language teaching and academic writing. Recent publications include Metadiscourse (Continuum, 2005), EAP: An Advanced Resource Book (Routledge, 2006), and Feedback on Second Language Writing (co-edited with Fiona Hyland for Cambridge University Press, 2006). He is co-editor of the Journal of English for Academic Purposes.
Published Online: 2007-03-06
Published in Print: 2006-12-19