Book: Writing Research Proposals in Applied Linguistics
Chapter: Developing your Academic 'Voice'
• Making your argument coherent, persuasive and believable: Giving your voice to your academic argument
• Building on authority but adding your perspective
• Discerning (but not plagiarising) the voices of others in what you read
• Why discourse choices are crucial in building and expressing your voice
• A Research Proposal as an interplay of voices: direct and indirect, yours and others’