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As such, their analysis calls for knowledge and methods developed in the fields of lexicogrammar, genre studies and discourse analysis. g. Renouf and Sinclair 1991; Gledhill 1995; Hoey 2005). This study aims to explore connections between genre and text analysis with the study of variations in lexical combinations around pivot keywords. Interest in genre studies is largely due to Swales’ (1990) well-known approach, which considers genre as the result of the interaction between a context, a discourse community and a communicative purpose: these three factors determine the type of text and the type of communicative strategy.

Collocational frameworks in English. In English corpus linguistics, ed. Karin Aijmer and Bengt Altenberg, 128-143. London: Longman. Riloff, Ellen. 1995. Little words can make a big difference for text classification. In Proceedings of the 18th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 9-13 1995, 130-136. Seattle, Washington. Scott, Mike, and Chris Tribble. 2006. Textual patterns: Keyword and corpus analysis in language education. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

The examples cited below belong to a variety of relatively formal expository genres, but it is notable that 5e and 5f are also clear examples of introductions to a “breakthrough” story. All examples share the same discourse function: the subject / theme of the clause is the key to solving or understanding some problem: (5d) It may help explain one of the underlying causes of coral decline, and is one of the most comprehensive analyses yet done on the types of viruses in a … (BNC) (5e) New research from the University of Adelaide could help protect one of the world’s most globally threatened tree species - the big leaf mahogany - from ...

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