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Teacher talk at three stages of English language teacher career development: a corpus-aided study
Classroom discourse (CD) and teacher talk (TT) have received much attention over the years across a range of research perspectives, from qualitative case studies of individual teacher narratives to large-scale quantitative ...
A corpus-based comparative pragmatic analysis of Irish English and Canadian English
This PhD thesis is a comparative study of the spoken grammar of Irish and Canadian Englishes within the framework of Variational Pragmatics at the formal level, used to study the pragmatic variation (the intra-varietal ...
'Take him to the cleaners and make him do your homework': a corpus-based analysis of lexical structure used by English language learners
The present study is an empirical corpus based analysis of the use of four lexical bundles or strings by ESL students at a higher education centre in Ireland. The overall aim was to ascertain if students at both ends ...
Céad mίle fáilte: a corpus-based study of the development of a community of practice within the Irish hotel management training sector
This thesis examines the discourse of a unique third-level academic institution in order to identify the variety of linguistic features, which align it, first of all, to the higher education sector in general, but more ...