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A comparable-corpus based approach to the expression of obligation across English and French | Lewis | Nordic Journal of English Studies

A comparable-corpus based approach to the expression of obligation across English and French | Lewis | Nordic Journal of English Studies | TELT | Scoop.it
A comparable-corpus based approach to the expression of obligation across English and French
Shona Whyte's insight:
Crosslinguistic comparison of obligation in FR (falloir, devoir) and EN (must) show similar, atypical use in political speeches, unlike diversified corpus comparison.
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Concordancing, lexical chunks and the Lexical Syllabus: Geoff Jordan

Concordancing, lexical chunks and the Lexical Syllabus: Geoff Jordan | TELT | Scoop.it
  In my “New Year’s Resolutions” I vowed to bash “The Lexical Approach”, and, in reply to some comments, promised to say more soon. There are already two pages on this website devoted to concordanc...
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Long, well-referenced, closely argued discussion of lexical approaches to teaching and learning situated with respect to corpus linguistics, generative theories of IL development and communicative language teaching.

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