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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LinC Summer School 2012

Posted on 2 April 2012 by Lise

This post is an update on the summer school programme for both the introductory and applied courses. An outline of both courses is given below followed by funding opportunities for attending the summer school. Instructors Sheena Gardner, Geoff Thompson, Mick O’Donnell, Izaskun Elorza, Blanca García-Riaza, Claire Acevedo, Margaret Berry, Alan Hess, Lise Fontaine, Tom Bartlett
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Analysing English Grammar

Posted on 16 March 2012 by Lise

Good news from CUP, Analysing English Grammar should be on shelves in October 2012 or soon after. The description of the book is given below along with the contents. Analysing English Grammar (CUP) A practical step-by-step introduction to the analysis of English grammar, this book leaves the reader confident to tackle the challenges analyzing grammar
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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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Workshop: corpus tools

Posted on 24 January 2012 by Lise

We will be running a one-day workshop in Corpus Linguistics on February 3rd 2012 for all postgraduate students, researchers and staff who are interested. The event is free but spaces are limited. You will be required to register for each event to secure a place and you can do this using this link. Morning workshop:
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Language ideologies

Posted on 27 October 2011 by Lise

LinC is hosting the following research seminar on November 21st 2012 at 4pm in room 3.58 (Humanities Building, Cardiff University): Investigating ideologies in Canadian corpora: Using systemic functional grammar in cross-linguistic corpus-assisted discourse studies Rachelle Freake, Queen Mary, University of London This paper presents findings on language ideologies in French and English Canadian newspapers. French
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English determiners

Posted on 19 October 2011 by Lise

English determiners and the concept of ‘selection’ We will be holding an informal LinC event on Thursday October 27th at 11.15 am in room 3.66. It will be an informal lunch-time discussion of English determiners and the concept of ‘selection’. We will be discussing/debating Fawcett’s (2007) paper entitled: Modelling ‘selection’ between referents in the English
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SFL Summer School 2012

Posted on 13 September 2011 by Lise

The research network for Linguistics in Cardiff is pleased to announce the 2nd LinC Summer school and Workshop in Systemic Functional Linguistics Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales September 3 – 5, 2012 Systemic Functional Linguistics and the classroom The goal of the summer school is to offer research and training in both understanding the Systemic Functional
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Transitivity patterns

Posted on 16 June 2011 by Lise

We’d like to announce an upcoming LinC event to be held on Tuesday June 21 2010 in room 0.36 of the Humanities Building, Cardiff University, at 3.30 pm. Please see below for a description of the event. It will be run as a data session. Everyone is welcome. Transitivity patterns in post-match media interview discourse
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