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

By Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Diane Pecorari

It is a collection of contemporary paintings through specialists in educational written discourse that illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary methods. modern learn into written educational discourse has turn into more and more polarised among ways: corpus linguistics and discourse research. This quantity provides a variety of contemporary paintings via specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary ways. the general advent 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 individuals are specialists within the box they usually disguise either beginner and specialist examples of EAP. The publication ends with an afterword that gives an agenda-setting ultimate point of view at the way forward for EAP examine. it is going to entice researches and postgraduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP.

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3, the singular study is most frequent in those strategies where the author is making the most explicitly self-referential moves – Strategy 2D: ‘asserting the relevancy of the surveyed claims to one’s own research’ and Move 3: ‘Occupying the research niche’. 32 Academic Writing 5 Discussion As examples examined in this study show, there is a close relationship between lexical choice and schematic structure in the corpus. The key keywords research, studies and study share in a kind of ‘division of labour’ when the LR author negotiates a place for the PhD thesis within its wider disciplinary environment, with research showing the most flexible set of uses among the three.

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