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Book: Writing Research Proposals in Applied Linguistics

Chapter: Drafting your Specific Research Proposal

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.33183


• Identifying the audience. Who will read the proposal? Who is it for?

• Distinguishing writing proposals for experts and writing for lay audiences. The importance of knowing your audience

• Following the rules for the submission: the importance of modelling drafts

• Write it right: practising the appropriate style in writing proposals

• Identifying and collating references and making them serve your research purposes(s)

• The importance of revising and editing your proposal

Reflective Tasks

Chapter Contributors

  • Jean Brick ( - jbrick) 'Macquarie University'