Month: November 2009

Body vs One

Posted on 14 November 2009 by Lise

An interesting post over at the Language Log: Body and One: Corpus count fail Posted by Mark Liberman, November 14, 2009 @ 12:02 pm. Worth having a look – there’s a good discussion and some food for thought for how things get counted in a corpus.
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Exams

Posted on 14 November 2009 by Lise

I’ve just finished writing the exam scripts for Describing Language (all about Systemic Functional Linguistics) and Words and Meaning (all about, well, words and meaning). I’m quite pleased with the questions – they seem very reasonable and fair while still being intellectually stimulating! Hopefully students will agree AFTER they sit the papers.
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Phraseological Expressions

Posted on 11 November 2009 by Lise

Upcoming talk by Dr Gordon Tucker : Tuesday, November 24th at 5pm in room 5.18 in the Humanities Building at Cardiff University. Modelling Phraseological Expressions in a Systemic Functional Grammar Gordon Tucker Cardiff University As previous LinC talks will have made clear, grammatical and lexical organisation together constitute a resource – the ‘lexicogrammatical’ resource –
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LinC Summer School

Posted on 8 November 2009 by Lise

Summer school and Workshop in Systemic Functional Linguistics Cardiff Wales September 14-16 inclusive, 2010 (arrival, welcome and registration on September 13th in the late afternoon) The Functions of Language “The internal organization of language is not arbitrary but embodies a positive reflection of the functions that language has evolved to serve in the life of
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