• A Meta-Analysis of Studies of Contrastive Rhetoric in Iran
    employed by Iranians and native speakers of English in their research articles about applied linguistics written in Persian and in English respectively?(a) Is there any significant difference between Iranians and native speakers of English in their use of interactive meta-discourse in their...
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  • Language of Law
    ACTA UNIVERSITATIS PALACKIANAE OLOMUCENSIS FACULTAS IURIDICA 1 – 1999 THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAW Characteristics of the courtroom discourse Eva Přidalová Introduction In all societies, law is formulated, interpreted and enforced: there are codes, courts and constables. The greater part of...
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  • Discourse Organization on Asian Fashion Blogs
    Chapter 1 Discourse Organization of Asian Fashion Blogs Introduction Background of the study Blogging has emerged as one of the most popular forms of online discourse. The ease and lack of expense in setting blogs has raised intriguing possibilities for language learning in social media. The...
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  • A Schema-Theoretic View
    A SCHEMA-THEORETIC VIEW INTRODUCTION English Language has been widely spoken and used all over the world. With the world becoming smaller due to globalisation, English Language has become the second language in Malaysia, used in everyday conversation among family, friends and colleagues...
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  • Roulette
    opportunity for discussing different aspects of the topic. Topic forms must not include such general points as ‘Introduction’, or ‘What I did next...’. w The Topic form can be written by a person other than the candidate as written skills in English are not being assessed in these examinations. However, the...
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  • Ordering Events in Interactive Fiction Narratives
    -written into strings of text. This can result in a powerful interactive experience. The system described here attempts to allow such sorts of recounting, and other sorts of narrating, to be generated in much more flexible and general ways, and to use not only fixed, nonsimulated events from the past...
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  • Multi Modal Discourse Analysis
    : Multimodal Discourse Analysis May 25, 2011 Character (excluding spaces): 22682 Page 2 of 14 Table of contents 1.INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................... 3 2.VISUAL ANALYSIS...
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  • The Spoken Word Tesol
    , even though some theorists regard oral expression or oral discourse as the original type and therefore the most important. Jacques Derrida (1997) is amongst those who have polemicized against the apparently obvious statement that oral textual expression always ‘goes before’ the written. It all...
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  • One Life
    perfection of Christian love. He also writes about the "offense" of Christianity, a theme that he would continue in Practice in Christianity. Kierkegaard was also publishing religious discourses during these years, which were always written in his own name. Between 1843 and 1845 he wrote eighteen...
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  • Creativity in Literacy Practices
    Creativity in Literacy Practices: A TEXTUAL AND CONTEXTUAL APPROACH by Agatha Xaris Villa INTRODUCTION AT PRESENT, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF LINGUISTIC CREATIVITY. THEY DIFFER IN THE WAY THE WAY THAT THEY CONCEPTUALIZE WHAT COUNTS AS CREATIVENESS OR ‘LITERARINESS...
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  • Ma English Syllabus
    (IASE, Pune) 34. Thorat, Ashok (ed.) (2007), Pragmatics (IASE, Pune) 35. Thorat, Ashok (2008) Discourse Analysis (FCS, Pune) 36. Trask, R. L. (2003), Language : The Basics (Routledge) 37. Verma and Krishnaswamy (1989), Modern Linguistics: An Introduction (OUP) 38. Verscheuren, Jef (1999), Understanding...
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  • modal verbs
    reducing the force of statements. Their importance in academic discourse lies in their contribution to a relevant rhetorical and interactive tenor, conveying both epistemic and affective meaning (Hyland, 2004 & 2005a; Hyland & Tsé, 2004). Table 1 shows the frequency and distribution of hedges in...
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  • The Retentive Memory
    4000 times per million words in the spoken corpus, compared with 10 only 1400 times per million words in a 5-million word segment of the written component of the Cambridge International Corpus. The interactive words may variously soften or make indirect potentially facethreatening utterances...
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  • The Ambot
    Academy of Arts and Sciences. His previous books include Variation across Speech and Writing, Dimensions of Register Variation, Corpus Linguistics, The Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English, and Discourse on the Move. s us a n co n rad is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Portland State...
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  • People Manner in Communication
    . 2000. Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. New York: Longman Carthy, Michael Mc. 1991. Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. Holmes, Janet. 1992. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. London: Longman Group O’ Grady, William, et all...
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  • Physho
    interactive position makes the prediction that there should be circumstances in which parsing decisions are affected by thematic, semantic, and even discourse factors. Over recent years Psycholinguistics 12 evidence has accumulated for this position. Taraban & McClelland (1988) replicated the reading...
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  • Ntah
    TEACHING LISTENING AS AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE Introduction: English as a foreign language has the greatest motion in Bangladesh. Status of English as the "library language" and the increased "international inter-dependence" are the two reasons of this which led to a greater focus on face-to-face...
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  • Listening
    '. Nature of listening as a skill: Besides the division of the skills as 'receptive' and 'productive', another subdivision focuses on 'one-way reception' and 'interactive reception' in this age of active learning. Reading and writing are one-way skills where learners don't get direct feedback. But in...
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  • Computer-Mediated Discourse
    system. However, it was not until 1991, with the publication of Kathleen Ferrara, Hans Brunner, and Greg Whittemore's "Interactive Written Discourse as an emergent genre", that linguists and language scholars began to take serious notice of CMD. The immediately following years saw the rise of a wave of...
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  • Identities Are Cont
    . Barthes, R. (1990). The Fashion System. In Written Clothing (M. W. Howard, Trans., p. 12). USA: University of California Press. Bignell, J. (1997). Media Semiotics: An Introduction. In Signs and Myths (2002 ed., pp. 6-7). Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press. Bordieu, P. (1992). An...
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