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(Peter Lang, 2007)Given the dominance of English as the main language of academia (and we acknowledge the political implications of this statement), an accurate pedagogical description of it is important for those of us who are attempting ...
(Continuum, 2012)Traditionally, studies in media discourse have been divided into those that focus on spoken media (mostly radio genres) and those that focus on written media (mostly newspapers). Studies into spoken media discourse were ...
Exploring indices of national identity in a corpus of radio phone-in data from Irish radio (Pre-published version) (University of Valencia Press, 2002)Radio phone-in has a reflexive function in bringing the voices of a community to a community. For those who telephone the programme, it provides interpersonal communication even if they do not ‘go on air’. For those who ...
Exploring television as an exponent of pragmatic and sociocultural information in foreign language learning (Pre-published version) (CILT Publications, 2000)It is increasingly recognised that being both fluent and accurate in a foreign language will not always guarantee successful communication between speakers. According to Hyde (1998: 10), in his discussion on intercultural ...
(Mouton de Gruyter, 2008)Spoken corpora have evolved over the 40 last four decades from early attempts at corpus-building for the purposes of better understanding such phenomena as first-language acquisition, social variation and conversational ...