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By Maggie Charles, Susan Hunston, Diane Pecorari

It is a choice of fresh paintings through specialists in educational written discourse that illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary techniques. modern examine into written educational discourse has turn into more and more polarised among methods: corpus linguistics and discourse research. This quantity provides a variety of contemporary paintings through specialists in educational written discourse, and illustrates how corpus linguistics and discourse research can paintings as complementary ways. the general advent units the quantity opposed to the backdrop of present paintings in English for educational reasons, and introductions to the every one part draw out connections among the chapters and placed them into context. The individuals are specialists within the box and so they disguise either beginner and specialist examples of EAP. The publication ends with an afterword that offers an agenda-setting last viewpoint at the way forward for EAP learn. it is going to attract researches and postgraduates in utilized linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse research and EAP.

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2 She shows in her analysis how words such as problem and impact are typically used in the realization of the Means- Purpose relation in the Problem- Solution pattern. In a recent book, Biber, Connor, and Upton (2007) present a number of studies which investigate generic structure, focusing on fund-raising genres and research articles. Two approaches are exemplified: traditional functional analysis of move structure (by hand) and multi- dimensional analysis, using vocabulary-based discourse units (VBDUs).

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