Corpora and Discourse: The Challenges of Different Settings
Annelie del, Randi Reppen
John Benjamins Publishing, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 295 pages
This book brings together contributions from a diverse collection of scholars who explore different ways of combining corpus linguistics and discourse analysis, studying discourse at the prosodic, lexical, and textual levels. Both spoken and written discourse are investigated in a variety of settings, including academia, the workplace, news, and entertainment. Not only does the volume offer a rich sample of English-language discourse from around the world, including international, learner, and non-standard varieties of English, but it also covers a range of topics and methods. This book will be of particular interest to researchers and students specializing in discourse studies, English linguistics, and corpus linguistics.
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The challenges of different settings
Exploring discourse in academic settings
postcolonialism multiculturalism structuralism feminism postmodernism and so on and so forth
Emphatics in academic discourse
Interaction identity and culture in academic writing
Exploring discourse in workplace settings
Got a date or something?
Determining discoursebased moves in professional reports
Television dialogue and natural conversation
A corpus approach to discursive constructions of a hiphop identity
Exploring discourse through specific linguistic features
The use of the itcleft construction in 19thcentury English
Place and time adverbials in native and nonnative English student writing
ONE country two SYStems
Exploring discourse in news and entertainment
The series Studies in Corpus Linguistics
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19th-century academic discourse academic writing Adelswärd adverbs analysis authors Biber Bush C-MELT casual conversation classroom cleft coded collocational computer-mediated communication context conversation corpus corpora Corpus Linguistics corpus-based country two systems cultural disciplines discourse community discourse intonation discourse marker discussed English English language evidentiality example Extract focused frequency Friends functions gender genre German grammar hip-hop identity HMBC Hong Kong Houston Chronicle humour Hyland identified impacts interaction it-clefts John Benjamins John Kerry Jonathan Martin Kerry keyword L1 and L2 laughter learner lexical items linguistic features Longman marker message board postings move structures newspapers non-standard occur patterns person reference personal pronoun pragmatic present problem prominence pron prso reader reported speech sample SCEGAD semantic shit significant significantly Sinclair situation comedies sources speaker specific spoken student writers subcorpus Table teachers texts that-clause times/million words tokens Trials types vague language variation VCMs verbs