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TitleAcademic writing:at the interface of corpus and discourse
Other authorCharles, Maggie
Pecorari, Diane
Hunston, Susan
Type of publicationBooks
Physical description xi, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2009
Сall numberP302.18 .A33 2009
Location3rd floor
BibliographyIncludes bibliographical references and index
Subjectacademic writing
discourse analysis
Corpora (Linguistics)
GenreScientific literature/Ғылыми әдебиет/Научная литература
SummaryContemporary research into written academic discourse has become increasingly polarised between two approaches: corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.€ This volume presents a selection of recent work by experts in academic written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse analysis can work as complementary approaches. € The overall introduction sets€the volume against the backdrop of current work in English for Academic Purposes, and introductions to the each section draw out connections between the chapters and put them into context
ContentsIntroduction : exploring the interface between corpus linguistics and discourse analysis / Maggie Charles, Diane Pecorari and Susan Hunston --
Schematic structure and lexico-grammatical realization in corpus-based genre analysis : the case of Research in the PhD literature review / John Flowerdew and Richard W. Forest --
Persuading sponsors and securing funding : rhetorical patterns in grant proposals / Dimitra Koutsantoni --
Verbal and mental processes in academic disciplines / Jasper Holmes and Hilary Nesi --
In the wake of the terror : phraseological tools of time setting in the narrative of history / Marina Bondi --
Formulaic language in biology : a topic-specific investigation / Diane Pecorari --
Corpus informed discourse analysis : the case of academic engagement / Ken Hyland --
E-conferencing : corpus and discourse insights / Ann Hewings, Caroline Coffin and Sarah North --
Stance, interaction and the rhetorical patterns of restrictive adverbs : discourse roles of only, just, simply and merely / Maggie Charles --
A dialogic account of authority in academic writing / Ramona Tang --
Lexical verbs in academic discourse : a corpus-driven study of learner use / Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot --
Linking adverbials in student and professional writing in literary studies : what makes writing mature / Philip Shaw --
Variation in the writing of economics students in Britain and Pakistan : the case of conjunctive ties / S. Amina Gardezi and Hilary Nesi --
Can I use headings in my essay? : section headings, macrostructures and genre families in the BAWE corpus of student writing / Sheena Gardner and Jasper Holmes --
Using the revision process to help international students understand the linguistic construction of the academic identity / Suganthi John
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