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Discourse Analysis and Language Teaching

 

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DA and language teaching The present thesis "Discourse analysis and language teaching: An Analysis of Vocabulary Diversity in the Transcripts of The Bold and the Beautiful and Its Practical Applications to Language Teaching" investigates the variety of soap opera vocabulary within the framework of discourse analysis. Based on theoretical sources and subjective observations it was assumed that many of the vocabulary items used in the series would be recycled in successive episodes. In order to verify the claim ten episodes were scrutinized resulting in a 20 000 word corpus that was divided into nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. The corpus was compared against the Longman Corpus Network database that includes 3000 most commonly used word in English. It became evident that the majority of the vocabulary items belongs to the list therefore it may be claimed that the language level of the soap opera is not beyond an average English language learner. Based on the vocabulary of the ten episodes the author also suggests three different types of exercises that can be used in the English language classroom.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC27841
AuthorJanika Johanna Marley
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages104
Publishing Year2010-05-08T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3838385129
Edition1 st
Book Typelinguistics
Country of Manufacture
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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