Academic Writing: At the Interface of Corpus and Discourse by Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Diane Pecorari

By Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Diane Pecorari

It is a collection of contemporary paintings by way of specialists in educational written discourse that illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary techniques. modern examine into written educational discourse has turn into more and more polarised among ways: corpus linguistics and discourse research. This quantity offers a variety of contemporary paintings by means of specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary techniques. the final advent units the quantity opposed to the backdrop of present paintings in English for educational reasons, and introductions to the each one part draw out connections among the chapters and placed them into context. The individuals are specialists within the box they usually conceal either amateur and professional examples of EAP. The ebook ends with an afterword that gives an agenda-setting last point of view at the way forward for EAP study. it's going to entice researches and postgraduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP.

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2 in this study, using the key keyword research as the starting point. Our study is meant to be illustrative of the kinds of findings which a procedure such as this can throw up, and it is part of an ongoing project which includes analyses of the other top key keywords in the corpus. While research is not itself the most frequent or most highly ranked key keyword of interest, it is both frequent (with 900 occurrences) and widely distributed (key in 70% of the texts) and is illustrative of the kinds of results that the procedure can produce.

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There is little research on ‘domain/topic’. Relatively little research has been done in ‘name of discipline’. and so it is perhaps surprising that little research has been conducted into ‘domain/topic’. There is very little research on ‘domain/topic’. There has been minimal research into ‘domain/topic’. But minimal empirical research . . has been carried out to date within ‘name of discipline’. ’ Little research has been done/conducted/carried out in ‘domain/topic’. It is also interesting to note that of the 11 instances of the collocation little research in the corpus, 10 are found in Strategy 2B.

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