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How does Language Work?

Posted on 17 May 2013 by Lise

The How Does Language Work? Conference will be held at Aston University, Thursday 27th June and/or Friday 28th June, 2013. I’ll be teaching there on Friday June 28th, where I will be giving a session on the noun phrase (nominal group) and focussing specifically on the role of nominalisation. My collegues Tom Bartlett and Gerard
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Adjectives

Posted on 11 February 2012 by Lise

A comparison of the interpersonal metafunction in English and Slovenian On Tuesday, February 14th, at 1.10pm in room 3.62, we’re holding a postgrad research seminar. Monika Kavalir is visiting us from Slovenia for one week and she is working on the contribution that the Interpersonal Metafunction makes at the level below the clause, specifically exploring
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innit

Posted on 30 June 2010 by Lise

Voices of the UK – They’ve gone and put it in the Oxford English Dictionary, innit. This is a nice discussion of i(s)n(‘t) it and how it is now “included in the September 2009 online update of the Oxford English Dictionary”. innit
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