Applied Corpus Linguistics: A Multidimensional Perspective by Ulla Connor, Thomas A. Upton

By Ulla Connor, Thomas A. Upton

This ebook can be of specific curiosity to a person drawn to the applying of corpus linguistic concepts to language research and guide. This quantity comprises chosen papers from the Fourth North American Symposium, held in Indianapolis and hosted via the Indiana heart for Intercultural verbal exchange at Indiana collage Purdue college in Indianapolis (IUPUI) in November, 2002. those papers – from authors representing 8 nations together with the united states, Belgium, China, France, Germany, eire, the Netherlands, and Spain – supply quite a lot of perspectives of and methods to corpus linguistic. themes variety from thought and research to school room software, and contain the examine of oral discourse in addition to the research of written discourse, together with internet-based discourse. for this reason, this quantity is split into sections. the 1st part specializes in using corpus linguistics within the research of spoken and written discourse; the second one part specializes in the direct pedagogical software of corpus linguistics, reflecting the utilized origin of this department of linguistics.

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In four of the twenty-two service encounters it is the client/customer who chooses the rise tone more frequently. This might be due to the fact that the roles assigned to the participants in service encounters are not viewed as so rigid in terms of who is the dominant speaker. 3 Service Provider rise tone 7 2 5 10 4 1 1 2 2 17 2 3 3 1 2 4 14 7 1 2 3 10 103 Client/ Customer rise tone 11 3 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 10 1 7 0 0 0 0 7 5 0 0 0 13 64 Business Meetings The meetings analyzed are all formal business meetings taken from the subcorpus of business discourses of the HKCSE.

Table 8: Sample concordance lines for human capital # Concordance 1. world have a clear view of their 2. do are five first we must invest in 3. overall game plan of investing in 4. ment all join together to invest in 5. phasis of APEC leaders was on 6. quest for resources to a quest for 7. far sighted and a well supported 8. success and least economic and 9. ent support to acquire additional 10. our share to enhance the pool of 11. to combine ideas and concepts human capital structure as much as they have human capital in a sustained manner and on human capital an unfortunate fact about know human capital in a serious and sustained man human capita] building because only through human talents information technology has not human capital policy will cer- certainly succe human dislocations and adapt ourselves to human capital that they’re likely to need well human capital of your workforce (pause) the human and capital resources research support A word search was conducted for “democratic Hong Kong,” “good governance” and “human talents” to see if these were anywhere to be found in the twelve Winnie Cheng 44 public speeches given their emphasis in the annual policy address.

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