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Corpus Analysis of Spoken English for Academic Purposes

  1. Rita Simpson-Vlach

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0253

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Simpson-Vlach, R. 2012. Corpus Analysis of Spoken English for Academic Purposes. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Within the broader field of English for Specific Purposes, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) has become a heavily investigated area. However, within this arena, attention has tended to focus heavily on written rather than spoken discourse.

Keywords:

  • discourse analysis;
  • esl/efl;
  • language in the classroom;
  • pragmatics;
  • corpus;
  • language for academic purposes