Model abstracts in linguistics

It’s important to be able to write a good abstract.  How else are you going to convince people to accept your journal articles or conference presentations?

Abstracts share a lot with introductions.  In both you’ll have to provide context, establish a problem or niche, and then fill in the knowledge gap with your own position.  And they both function to get the reader interested in finding out what you have to say.

But you’ll have to go a step further with abstracts.  Continue reading “Model abstracts in linguistics”