Looking at Citations: Using Corpora in English for Academic Purposes

Paul Thompson, Chris Tribble

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Abstract

Presents a classification scheme and the results of applying this scheme to the coding of academic texts in a corpus. The texts are doctoral theses from agricultural botany and agricultural economics departments. Results lead to a comparison of the citation practices of writers in different disciplines and the different rhetorical practices of these disciplines. (Author/VWL)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91 - 105
Number of pages15
JournalLANGUAGE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY
Volume5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2001

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