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Using a corpus to look at variational pragmatics: response tokens in British and Irish discourse
(Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008)
Like the wise virgins and all that jazz’ – using a corpus to examine vague language and shared knowledge
(Language and Computers, 2004)
This paper will use a corpus to explore vague categorisation (e.g. prostitutes, sailors and the like) in a specific context where the participants are strangers, but where they share the same socio-cultural reference points ...
A corpus of Irish English – Past, present, future
(Irish Association for applied Linguistics, 1999)
To date, no corpus of Irish English exists. Most previous research has focused on the syntactic and phonological peculiarities of Irish English showing how it differs from standard British English, and in the same way, ...
The Limerick corpus of Irish English: design, description and application
(Irish Association for applied Linguistics, 2004)
This paper describes an on-going corpus development and application project at the Mary Immaculate College and the University of Limerick, Ireland. The Limerick Corpus of Irish English is a one-million word corpus of ...
Corpus analysis (Pre-published version)
(John Wiley & Sons, 2015)
Large and small language text corpora have become quite ubiquitous in the broad fields that make up the study of language and social interaction. This entry provides an introduction to the concept of the “corpus” where ...
Using a corpus to enhance pragmatic awareness (Pre-published version)
Corpus-based function-to-form approaches (Pre-published version)
(Mouton de Gruyter, 2018)
This chapter sets out to explore the options for function-to-form research in the context of corpus pragmatics. Corpus-based function-to-form research approaches are used in pragmatics research to explore speech acts and ...
At the hands of the Brothers: a corpus-based lexico-grammatical analysis of stance in newspaper reporting of child sexual abuse (Pre-published version)
Over the last twenty years, the Irish people were confronted with a series of scandalous revelations about clergy and religious in Ireland; starting with the discovery that Eamonn Casey, while Bishop of Kerry, had fathered ...
‘You’ve a daughter yourself?’: a corpus-based look at lexico-grammatical choices and pragmatic effects in question forms in an Irish radio phone-in (Pre-published version)
(Mouton de Gruyter, 2005)
Questions are widely studied especially in institutional contexts where a pervasion of questions is characteristic of such genres, for example political interviews, doctor-patient exchanges, courtroom interactions, and ...