Corpus-based studies on language varieties by Francisco Alonso AlmeidaCorpus-based studies on language varieties by Francisco Alonso Almeida

Corpus-based studies on language varieties

EditorFrancisco Alonso Almeida, Laura Cruz García, Víctor González-Ruiz

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This volume brings together a number of corpus-based studies dealing with language varieties. These contributions focus on contemporary lines of research interests, and include language teaching and learning, translation, domain-specific grammatical and textual phenomena, linguistic variation and gender, among others. Corpora used in these studies range from highly specialized texts, including earlier scientific texts, to regional varieties. Under the umbrella of corpus linguistics, scholars also apply other distinct methodological approaches to their data in order to offer new insights into old and new topics in linguistics and applied linguistics. Another important contribution of this book lies in the obvious didactic implications of the results obtained in the individual chapters for domain-based language teaching.
Francisco Alonso Almeida is Lecturer of Pragmatics and History of English at the Faculty of Philology, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. His main research areas are historical pragmatics, specialized discourse, corpus linguistics, and manuscript studies. Laura Cruz García is Lecturer at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreti...
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Title:Corpus-based studies on language varietiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.85 × 5.96 × 0.55 inPublished:February 25, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9783034320443

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Contents: Francisco Alonso Almeida/Laura Cruz García/Víctor González Ruiz: Introduction – Assunta Caruso/Antonietta Folino: Corpus-based knowledge representation in specialized domains – Pilar León Araúz/Arianne Reimerink: Multidimensional categorization in corpus-based hyponymic structures – Lejla Zejnilovic: Periphrastic expressions in English and Serbian legislative writing – María Luisa Carrió Pastor: A contrastive study of interactive metadiscourse in academic papers written in English and in Spanish – Karin Aijmer: Revisiting actually actually in different positions in some national varieties of English – Silvia Soler Gallego: A corpus-based genre analysis of art museum audio descriptive guides – Caroline Rossi/Cécile Frérot/Achille Falaise: Integrating controlled corpus data in the classroom: a case-study of English NPs for French students in specialised translation – Geoffrey S. Koby: Developing a specialized corpus database for ATA translator certification examinations – Iria Bello Viruega: Reflections on our astronomical undertaking: nominalizations and possessive structures in the Coruña Corpus – Isabel Moskowich: When Sex talks. Evidence from the Coruña Corpus of English Scientific Writing.