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Sujata S. Kathpalia

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Senior Lecturer

Office:           HSS-02-34

Telephone:   6790 4811

E-mail:           msskath@ntu.edu.sg

 

 

 

Dr Kathpalia is a Senior Lecturer in the Language and Communication Centre (LCC). At present, she is a member of the Management Committee of LCC and Curriculum Planner of the College of Science writing courses. She has been teaching for the last 25 years and has taught foundation courses in linguistics at NUS as well as academic writing courses at NTU. Her research interest is in the areas of genre analysis, composition theory and second language teaching/learning. Her Ph.D. thesis is on the genre analysis of promotional texts and her publications are on the genre analysis of academic, internet, legal and media discourses. She is currently working on a curriculum renewal project funded by the NTU Edex Grants 2013-2014.

Selected publications ​

Kathpalia, Sujata S. & Kenneth K. W. Ong. 2015. Hindi-English code-mixing in Indian billboards. World Englishes, 34. [SSCI-Indexed]​

​​​​​​Kathpalia, Sujata S. & Swit Ling Koo. 2014. The changing landscape for business communication. In Vijay K. Bhatia & Stephen Bremner (eds.), The Routledge handbook of language and professional communication. 274-286. New York/London: Routledge.

Krishnan, Lakshmy & Sujata S. Kathpalia. 2002. Literature reviews in student reports. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 45(3). 187-197.

Kathpalia Sujata S. 1997. Cross cultural variation in professional genres: A comparative study of book blurbs. World Englishes 16(3). 417-426.

Krishnan, Lakshmy & Sujata S. Kathpalia. 2002. Literature reviews in student reports. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 45(3). 187-197.

Kathpalia Sujata S. 1997. Cross cultural variation in professional genres: A comparative study of book blurbs. World Englishes 16(3). 417-426.​​