Formulaic Language: Pushing the Boundaries

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OUP Oxford, Sep 11, 2008 - Foreign Language Study - 322 pages
Examines how formulaic language ("lexical chunks") is used in a variety of real-life situations. Presents a framework for examining the existence and function of formulaic language and tests it extensively against language data within a wide variety of language samples. Formulaic language is a fast-growing area of applied linguistic research, and the author is a key figure in this field.

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Series Editor Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna.

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