analyzing written discourse (awd)
A question and analysis about some lyrics from the Alanis Morrisette song "Ironic."
Ruminations about the differences and similarities between these two modules (now known as 'ASI' and 'AWD').
Feedback on an assignment proposal consisting regarding analysis of forms of co-referential anaphoric reference in scientific texts. In addition, discussion on the issue of linguists analyzing linguistic discourse.
A survey of an activity designed to test how and why readers put mixed-up sentences from a text back in proper order.
A look at how definitions and clarifications of lexical items are signaled and effected within a text using three general corpora, focusing on the pattern "one + of".
Beginning with a look at Meriel Bloor's "Needs Analysis of Spanish Academics" and the translation of scientific texts, the discussion then moves on to using Swalesian moves for making a useful framework that enables research abstracts to be taught precisely. Finally, various outlining patterns and strategies are discussed. (This thread was formerly entitled, "Scientific Writing")
Discussion and references regarding this issue.
A link to an online dissertation about hedging in academic writing.
An extensive list of literature on the topic of outlining, with additional discussion of outlining activities in the classroom.
A synopsis of a TDA assignment analyzing what happens linguistically during email interaction.
Information about a recently published report entitled, "The Positive Politeness Trend in Recent Japanese". Reference also given on a book regarding the issuse of Japanese politeness.
A detailed, high-level discussion on a variety of lexogrammatical issues such as classification of the word "home."
Why was the difference between "to be" as an auxiliary (grammatical term) and "to be" as a lexical term not pointed out?
A look at a heated exchange played out in Applied Linguistics between these authors on the merits of corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, and systemic functional grammar.