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Title Applying English grammar : functional and corpus approaches / edited by Caroline Coffin, Ann Hewings, and Kieran O'Halloran.
Imprint London : Arnold, 2004.

Subject English language -- Grammar.
Critical discourse analysis.
Systemic grammar.
Functionalism (Linguistics)
Alt Name Coffin, Caroline, 1958-
Hewings, Ann.
O'Halloran, Kieran.
Open University.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 311 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note "The Open University."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Working with corpora : issues and insights / Elena Tognini-Bonelli -- Grammar and spoken English / Ronald Carter -- Corpus-based comparisons of registers / Douglas Biber and Susan Conrad -- Grammatical structure : what do we mean? / Jim R. Martin -- Some grammatical problems in scientific English / M.A.K. Halliday -- Impersonalizing stance : a study of anticipatory 'it' in student and published academic writing / Ann Hewings and Martin Hewings -- Researching the grammar of a 'literary' text / Hilary Hillier -- Grammar in the construction of online discussion messages / Ann Hewings and Caroline Coffin -- Development of language as a resource for learning / Clare Painter -- Grammar in the construction of medical case histories / Gill Francis and Anneliese Kramer-Dahl -- Nature and grammar / Andrew Goatly -- Computer applications in critical discourse analysis / Veronika Koller and Gerlinde Mautner -- Subjectivity, evaluation and point of view in media discourse / Peter White -- Human and inhuman geography : a comparative analysis of two long texts and a corpus / Michael Stubbs -- Checking overinterpretation and underinterpretation : help from corpora in critical linguistics / Kiernan O'Halloran and Caroline Coffin.
Summary "This edited collection is about the application of English grammar and specialises in 'functional' and 'corpus' approaches, which are increasingly recognised as providing significant insights into English language in action. It aims to stimulate interest and understanding of grammar as an applied tool not just for grammarians or language learners, but for all those interested in how language is organised to shape our view of events in the world."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781444165340 (electronic bk.)
1444165348 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 881183606
Additional Format Print version: Applying English grammar 0340885149 (DLC) 2004484037 (OCoLC)56450038

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