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(Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Corpora and the study of spoken language (Pre-published version)
(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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Second language speaking (Pre-published version)
Approaches to spoken language description have contributed to the understanding of second language speaking. Three theoretical frameworks have also provided insight. Language Identity looks at the impact an additional ...
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 ...
Reading and writing at university – raising genre awareness as initiation into a discourse community (Pre-published version)
(Reading Association of Ireland, 2003)
The theoretical concepts of 'genre' and 'discourse community' will be drawn on in this paper to evolve a theoretical model that we hope to apply to the context of academic writing and to attainment at third level. Genre ...
Introduction: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (Pre-published version)
(John Bejamins, 2011)