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By Ken Hyland

Corpus linguistics is without doubt one of the most fun ways tostudies in utilized linguistics this day. From its quantitative beginnings it hasgrown to turn into a necessary point of study method in a spread offields, usually combining with textual content research, CDA, pragmatics and organizationalstudies to bare very important new insights approximately how language works.

This very important new e-book of specifically commissioned chapters byacademics from around the utilized linguistics spectrum demonstrates the diversity andrigour of corpus study in utilized linguistics. the amount captures a few ofthe such a lot stimulating and demanding advancements within the box, includingchapters on language instructing, institutional discourse,English as a global Language, translation, forensics and media reports. hence it is going past conventional, constrained shows of corpuswork and indicates how corpora tell a various and starting to be variety of appliedlinguistic domains.

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B ib e r ’s (2 0 0 6 ) w o rk , f o r in s ta n c e , c o n fir m s th e im p o r ta n c e o f m o d e in th e l a n g u a g e c h o ic e s m a d e by s p e a k e r s a n d w r ite r s, w ith g r e a t e r n o m in a liz a tio n , im p e r s o n a liz a t io n a n d le x ic a l d e n s ity in w ritten c o m p a r e d w ith s p o k e n tex ts. L e c t u r e s , f o r e x a m p le , co n tain m an y fea tu res o f con versation a n d co m p rise a series o f relatively sh o rt clau ses, w hile ‘university tex tb o o k s rely heavily o n c o m p le x p h ra sa l syntax ra th e r th an clau sal syntax’ (B iber, 2006: 5 ).

A s D u e n a s (2 0 0 7 ) o b se rv e s, T h e a p p r o p r ia te d e g r e e o f a u t h o r ia l p r e s e n c e in a w ritten a c a d e m ic text se e m s to b e d e t e r m in e d b y th e c o m m u n ic a tiv e p u r p o s e o f th e te x t p r o ­ d u c e d . th e d iffe r e n t p a r tic ip a n ts in th e c o m m u n ic a tiv e e v e n t a n d th e d is­ ciplin ary' c o m m u n ity w ithin w h ich it is w ritten a s w ell a s b y th e cu ltu ral c o n te x t in w h ic h it is p r o d u c e d a n d d istr ib u te d .

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