Recent Submissions

  • There are differences between scientific and non-scientific English indeed: a case study 

    Crespo, Begoña (Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague, 2020)
    [Abstracts] This study considers the behaviour of one specific stance adverb, indeed. In a previous analysis of scientific texts, indeed was found to be one of the most frequently used adverbs in the expression of emphatic ...
  • The Coruña Corpus Tool: Ten years on 

    Barsaglini Castro, Anabella; Valcarce, Daniel (Sociedad Española para el Procesamieno del Lenguaje Natural, 2020-03)
    [Resumen] En este artículo presentamos una breve introducción a una nueva versión del Coruña Corpus Tool. Actualmente disponible para Windows, macOS yLinux, el Coruña Corpus Tool es una herramienta de gestión de corpus que ...
  • MuStE: the Dimensions of Linguistic Research at UDC 

    Moskowich, Isabel; Crespo, Begoña (Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos (Aedean), 2019)
    [Abstract] MuStE stands for Research Group for Multidimensional Corpus-based Studies in English. Of course, it is also an old-fashioned form of the verb must, which may reflect some of the characteristics of the people ...
  • “Arguments That Could Possibly Be Urged”: Modal Verbs and Tentativeness in the Coruña Corpus 

    Moskowich, Isabel; Crespo, Begoña (2019-07-22)
    [Abstract] This paper complements previous research into the late Modern English scientific writing uses of the adverbs possibly and perhaps as manifestations of either subjectivity or intersubjectivity, as presented in ...
  • Patterns of english scientific writing in the 18th Century: adjectives and other Building-blocks 

    Moskowich, Isabel (John Benjamins, 2012)
    [Abstract] It is often claimed that the written register tends to reflect a nominal style, in which nouns, phrases and adjectives abound, whereas a verbal style, containing higher proportions of verbs, complement clauses ...

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