Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges

Öz Please fill up the following information accurately. (Please use Times New Roman, 12 pt. Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges Hedging is an important metadiscourse device that should be used for various motives particularly in academic writing because it acts as a face-saving strategy and represents the certainty of the scientists’ knowledge on the study field, but nevertheless it is not an obvious consideration for many non-native writers of English. Although the significance of hedging in academic writing is beyond argument, excessive use of it may create a counter-productive result. In other words while underuse of hedging may lead to overstatement, overuse of it may bring about suspicions on the credibility of the statements, therefore a moderate and balanced used of hedging is a necessary for the true credibility of the author on the reader. In this regard, the present study investigated academic texts of native writers and non-native writers of English with purposes of revealing the differences between them in terms of hedging strategies while composing an academic text; detecting lexical hedges used by native writers and non-native writers of English and diversity of these hedges through some analyses; creating a list of lexical hedges; and offering some suggestions regarding the use of lexical hedges in academic writing.   Information about Author(s)* Author 1 Author (Last name, First name)  Demir, Cüneyt Affiliated institution (University)  Siirt UniversityCountry  Turkey Email address  ardgelen@hotmail.comDepartment & Rank   Corresponding author (Yes/No) Write only one corresponding author.  Yes Author 2 Author (Last name, First name)   Affiliated institution (University)   Country   Email address   Department & Rank   Corresponding author (Yes/No)   Author 3 Author (Last name, First name)   Affiliated institution (University)   Country   Email address   Department & Rank   Corresponding author (Yes/No)   Author 4 Author (Last name, First name)   Affiliated institution (University)   Country   Email address   Department & Rank   Corresponding author (Yes/No)    

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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { jlls528087, journal = {Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies}, issn = {1305-578X}, address = {}, publisher = {Hacettepe Üniversitesi}, year = {2018}, volume = {14}, pages = {74 - 92}, doi = {}, title = {Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges}, key = {cite}, author = {Demi̇r, Cüneyt} }
APA Demi̇r, C . (2018). Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges . Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies , 14 (4) , 74-92 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jlls/issue/43366/528087
MLA Demi̇r, C . "Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges" . Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies 14 (2018 ): 74-92 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jlls/issue/43366/528087>
Chicago Demi̇r, C . "Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges". Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies 14 (2018 ): 74-92
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ISNAD Demi̇r, Cüneyt . "Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges". Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies 14 / 4 (Aralık 2018): 74-92 .
AMA Demi̇r C . Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies. 2018; 14(4): 74-92.
Vancouver Demi̇r C . Hedging and academic writing: an analysis of lexical hedges. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies. 2018; 14(4): 74-92.