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International Properties of Scientific
In Defence of Long Noun Phrases
Studies of ScientificTechnical English
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1st slot adjectives adverbial adverbial NPs analysis anaphoric Avery scale Brown Corpus clausal coding cohesion common Complex Noun Phrases complex NPs context corpora definite article discussion distribution engineering English engineering journalism engineering language engineering texts Enkvist example Fachsprache fiers finite clauses finite relative clauses frequent function genres Gerbert Halliday head headlines headlinese headword headword types inference lexical linguistic main clause main types means modifiers nominal non-finite clauses non-subject noun phrase NP forms NP types occur of-phrases overall passive clauses patterns Postmod postmodified NPs premodified NPs prepositional phrases pronouns proportion quantitative Quirk relation role s-genitive scientific English scientific/technical second slot semantic sentence lengths share simple NPs special language specific structures style markers subject complements subject NPs subordinate clauses syntactic Table technical text types textual tion TLC GLC Total types of postmodifiers Unspecified variables verbs zero-form