Hedging and Discourse: Approaches to the Analysis of a Pragmatic Phenomenon in Academic Texts

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Raija Markkanen, Hartmut Schröder
Walter de Gruyter, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 280 pages
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This volume reviews the present state of researchin heding and contains studies of heding strategies in English, German, Finnish and Russin, using various academic text-types as exemplars. The papers deal with aspects of 'hedging' from the perspective of intercultural contact, particularly in foreign language learning, writing in the foreign language, and translation. concept of breakthrough.

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Raija Markkanen and Hartmut Schroder
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Paul G Meyer
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John Skelton
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Die Herausgeber: Hartmut Schroder und Matthias Rothe lehren an der Europa-Universitat Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) im Bereich Kulturwissenschaften.

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