Month: March 2014

On analysing the exchanges of spoken discourse

Posted on 11 March 2014 by Lise

LinC seminar by Margaret Berry Abstract. What is really going on in the exchanges in which we engage in spoken discourse? How can we analyse such exchanges in such a way as to bring out the knowledge relations and the power relations, or the politeness relations and  the solidarity relations, between the speakers? Do the same
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corpus methods to explore academic and scientific texts

Posted on 11 March 2014 by Lise

How to use corpus methods to explore academic and scientific texts    A LinC seminar by Maria Freddi  Abstract This seminar builds on both corpus linguistics methods and genre studies to approach academic and scientific texts in an attempt to pinpoint some of the features of disciplinary variation. The starting point is a pedagogical concern
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