By Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Diane Pecorari

ISBN-10: 1847064361

ISBN-13: 9781847064363

It is a number of contemporary paintings via specialists in educational written discourse that illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary methods. modern examine into written educational discourse has turn into more and more polarised among techniques: corpus linguistics and discourse research. This quantity offers a variety of contemporary paintings by way of specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary methods. the final creation units the amount 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 positioned them into context. The participants are specialists within the box and so they hide either beginner and specialist examples of EAP. The publication ends with an afterword that gives an agenda-setting remaining standpoint at the way forward for EAP examine. it's going to attract researches and postgraduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP.

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Flowerdew, 1993a; L. Flowerdew, 2008; Ghadessy, Henry, & Roseberry, 2001). There are two justifications for the use of a corpus of this size in this study. First, there is a practical justification. With the type of work undertaken here, Corpus-based Genre Analysis 21 involving, on the one hand, the hand- coding of moves and steps and, on the other hand, a fine- grained analysis of the semantic/pragmatic values of the many exemplars of the keyword(s) identified, there is a limit to the amount of data that can be handled.

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