The Queen’s English

Posted on 27 May 2010 by Lise

A functional analysis of how the Queen’s Christmas broadcasts changed in response to the death of Diana Spencer Natalie Osborn, Cardiff University Dissertation Abstract (Year 3 undergraduate dissertation) The stark contrast between the Royal and public mourning of Diana’s death, best explained as the stiff upper lip versus the trembling lip, drew attention to how
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Support Verb Constructions as Patterns of Use

Posted on 9 March 2010 by Lise

Support Verb Constructions as Patterns of Use. A Corpus-based analysis of British and American English. Giulia Beltrami, University of Pavia The talk will be held April 13 at 5:10 pm in room 5.26 in the Humanities Building at Cardiff University Abstract Although there have been many attempts (Wierzbicka 1982, Dixon 1991/2005, Fawcett 2008) to define
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