New PDF release: Academic Writing: At the Interface of Corpus and Discourse

By Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Visit Amazon's Diane Pecorari Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Diane Pecorari,

ISBN-10: 1847064361

ISBN-13: 9781847064363

"Contemporary learn into written educational discourse has develop into more and more polarised among methods: corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.  This quantity provides a range of modern 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 positioned them into context. The participants are specialists within the box and so they disguise either beginner and professional examples of EAP.  The booklet ends with an afterword that gives an agenda-setting last standpoint at the way forward for EAP study.   it's going to attract reserachers and postgrduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP."

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