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  • Introducing Challenge Panel Member: Alice Deignan

    Our latest Challenge Panel introduction comes from Professor Alice Deignan via the University of Leeds. Read her brief autobiography below. I am Professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Education, University of Leeds, UK. I come from a language teaching background and many of my current students are language teachers. My interest in corpora…

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  • New book: “Figurative Language, Genre and Register”

    Researchers investigating figurative language using corpora will find this new volume extremely helpful: Deignan, A., Littlemore, J. & Semino, E. (2013) Figurative language, genre and register. Cambridge Applied Linguistics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781107009431 This book brings together discourse analysis and corpus linguistics in a cutting-edge study of figurative language in spoken and written discourse. The…

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