A critical review of contrastive rhetoric analysis

Journal Title: International Journal of Research in Social Sciences - Year 2012, Vol 2, Issue 2


Based on the notion that different speech communities have different ways of organizing ideas in writing reflecting their cultural thought patterns, Contrastive Rhetoric Theory has argued that these differences might cause failure of communication for language learners. Since this theory has inserted a long-lasting influence on the language education, the present paper attempts to present an evaluative review of the theory. The review indicates that the Contrastive Rhetoric Theory still has a dominant role in EFL/ESL teaching.

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Alireza Bonyadi


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Alireza Bonyadi (2012). A critical review of contrastive rhetoric analysis. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 2(2), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-19785