Corpus-based Approaches to Grammar, Media and Health Discourses: Systemic Functional and Other Perspectives [1st ed.] 9789811547706, 9789811547713

This edited volume gathers corpus-based studies on topics including English grammar and discourses on media and health,

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Corpus-based Approaches to Grammar, Media and Health Discourses: Systemic Functional and Other Perspectives [1st ed.]
 9789811547706, 9789811547713

Table of contents :
Front Matter ....Pages i-vi
Introduction (Bingjun Yang, Wen Li)....Pages 1-14
Front Matter ....Pages 15-15
A Corpus-based Study of Transfers in English Gerunds (Qingshun He)....Pages 17-37
Corpus Linguistics as Contextual Prosodic Theory (CPT) and Subtext: A New and Final Linguistic Theory (Bill Louw)....Pages 39-71
Idiomaticity in Intercultural Communication in English as Lingua Franca: A Corpus-based Study of Verb-Object Combinations (Xinyue Yao)....Pages 73-90
Front Matter ....Pages 91-91
Participating and Expressing Attitudes in New Media: A Case Study of Comments on President Xi Jinping’s Speech at UN (Binjian Qin, Xiaoyu Zhang, Sut I Lam)....Pages 93-114
Register Variation in Hellenistic Greek: Factor Analysis of Quantitative Linguistic Patterns (Stanley E. Porter, Ryder A. Wishart)....Pages 115-156
Synergising Corpus, Functional and Cultural Approaches to Critical Discourse Studies: A Case Study of the Discursive Representation of Chinese Dream (Hang Su)....Pages 157-175
The Discourse of Nkrumaism: A Corpus-informed Study (Mark Nartey)....Pages 177-196
Concordancing China’s Friend, Foe and Frenemy: A Corpus-based CDA of Geopolitical Actors (Re)presented at China’s Interpreter-mediated Political Press Conferences (Chonglong Gu)....Pages 197-232
Citation Functions in the Opening Phase of Research Articles: A Corpus-based Comparative Study (Kathy Ling Lin, Susie Xin Sui)....Pages 233-250
Engagement Resources in Chinese College Students’ Argumentative Writings (Yilong Yang)....Pages 251-281
Interpreter’s Role in Discourse and Context: A Corpus-based Study from the SFL Perspective (Yi Chen, Zhongwei Song)....Pages 283-316
Front Matter ....Pages 317-317
A Study of Intersubjective Representations of Inferential Information in Health Crisis News Reporting (Bin Tang)....Pages 319-346
Creativity and Television Drama: A t-Score and MI Value Cut-off Analysis of Pattern-forming Creativity in House M.D. (Locky Law)....Pages 347-375
Interpersonal Metaphor Used in Different Discursive Moves in Reply Posts of an Online Health Forum (Bingjun Yang)....Pages 377-396

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