Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing - Iain McGee

Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing - Iain McGee

Paragraphs and Paragraphing: An Overview of the Issues

Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing - Iain McGee

Iain McGee [+-]
Majan University College
Iain McGee is an Associate Professor and Head of the Faculty of English Language Studies at Majan University College, Muscat, Oman. He completed his PhD from Cardiff University, UK, in 2006, and has published research in a number of areas within applied linguistics including collocation and the mental lexicon, lexical cohesion, data-driven learning and lexicography, teacher cognition, and paragraph analysis.

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This chapter sets the stage for what follows, by highlighting areas of tension and uncertainty about the identity, purpose, and pedagogical treatment of the paragraph and paragraphing. The overview reviews, in brief, a range of theories and ideas which are taken up and analyzed one by one in more detail throughout the book.

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McGee, Iain. Paragraphs and Paragraphing: An Overview of the Issues. Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 1-33 Jan 2018. ISBN 9781781792872. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=27365. Date accessed: 22 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.27365. Jan 2018

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