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A Corpus-Based, Pilot Study of Lexical Stress Variation in American English
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2010-10-19)
Phonological free variation describes the phenomenon of there being more than one pronunciation for a word without any change in meaning (e.g. because, schedule, vehicle). The term also applies to words that exhibit different ...
ELLIPSIS AS A MARKER OF INTERACTION IN SPOKEN DISCOURSE
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2014-02-13)
In this article, we discuss strategies for interaction in spoken discourse, focusing on ellipsis phenomena in English. The data comes from the VOICE corpus of English as a Lingua Franca, and we analyse education data in ...
Expert-Like Use of Hedges and Boosters in Research Articles Written by Polish and English Native-Speaker Writers
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018-11-16)
The present study compares the use of main interpersonal metadiscourse markers - hedges and boosters - in a corpus of 40 research articles from the area of applied linguistics, written in English by native speakers and ...
The Past Perfect in Corpora and EFL/ESL Materials
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2018-06-07)
Corpora provide teachers and materials developers with the ability to ensure that the instructions they use in class and in teaching materials correctly reflect natural use. This paper examines the ways in which grammar ...