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Hurry up baby son all the boys is finished their breakfast: A socio-pragmatic analysis of Irish settled and Traveller family discourse
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2010)
The present study utilises an integrative theoretical approach that combines variational pragmatics and community of practice to examine two corpora representing spoken language collected in the home/family environment: ...
Small corpora and pragmatics (Pre-published version)
Corpus linguistics is more often than not associated with large-scale collections of spoken or written data, representing genres, varieties or contexts of use. Many of these have been successfully exploited for pragmatics ...
Conflict in corpora: Investigating family conflict sequences using a corpus pragmatic approach (Pre-published version)
(John Benjamins, 2018)
The analysis of conflict in family discourse has often been characterised by ethnographic approaches and/or fine-grained analysis of unique conflict episodes. This article, by contrast, uses a c.175,000-word spoken corpus ...
Complementary perspectives on hedging behaviour in family discourse: The analytical synergy of variational pragmatics and corpus linguistics (Pre-published version)
(John Benjamins, 2011)
This paper argues that corpus linguistics offers a methodology which benefits variational pragmatic analysis in a number of ways. Corpus linguistic tools such as word frequency lists allow the researcher to construct a ...
The exchange in family discourse (Pre-print version)
(Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL), 2002)
The intimate genre of family discourse has traditionally posed problems for linguists because of the difficulty in collecting the data and the intimate nature of the genre. For obvious reasons, people view family life as ...
Community and identity in language: small words, big ideas
(University of Jyväskylä [Finland], 2014)
The devil is in the detail: Using corpora to investigate spoken language varieties
(AACL [American Association for Corpus Linguistics], 2014)
Learning from learner support: a profile of the uptake of one-to-one tutoring in Mary Immaculate College (Pre-published version)
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2015)