Academic Writing: At the Interface of Corpus and Discourse by Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Visit Amazon's Diane Pecorari

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"Contemporary examine into written educational discourse has turn into more and more polarised among techniques: corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.  This quantity provides a variety of modern paintings via specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary ways.   the final advent sets the quantity opposed to the backdrop of present paintings in English for tutorial reasons, and introductions to the each one part draw out connections among the chapters and placed them into context. The members are specialists within the box and so they disguise either beginner and specialist examples of EAP.  The e-book ends with an afterword that offers an agenda-setting ultimate point of view at the way forward for EAP study.   it is going to entice reserachers and postgrduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP."

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The fine- grained collocational and semantic/pragmatic analysis as well as the labour-intensive move and step analysis involved in this study could not realistically have been carried out with a much larger corpus, but the small size of the corpus does not undermine the findings. Corpus-based Genre Analysis 33 In the conclusion to her cited study Kwan (2006: 51) states that ‘[t]he multichaptering, multi-thematic sectioning, and the highly recursive and complex move structures in the LRs in this study reveal that the genre is a sophisticated rhetorical exposition that serves to delineate the complex conceptual and theoretical contours of a thesis’.

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