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

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"Contemporary learn into written educational discourse has develop into more and more polarised among techniques: corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.  This quantity offers a variety of contemporary paintings through specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary techniques.   the general creation 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 individuals are specialists within the box they usually disguise either amateur and specialist examples of EAP.  The publication ends with an afterword that offers an agenda-setting ultimate point of view at the way forward for EAP examine.   it's going to attract reserachers and postgrduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP."

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There is an increasing recognition that further research is needed into ‘domain/topic’. Therefore, further research investigating the what as well as the how . . could have positive implications. . which suggest areas in ‘domain/topic’ where further research would be useful. As was the case with little research, the string further research is particularly common in this strategy: in this case, 10 of its 15 occurrences occur in this category. 5 per cent of the total running words of the corpus.

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