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dc.contributor.authorBellés-Fortuño, Begoña
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-24T10:30:07Z
dc.date.available2018-09-24T10:30:07Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn1387-6759
dc.identifier.issn1569-9897
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10234/176213
dc.description.abstractAcademic spoken discourse has been a dominant issue for discourse studies researchers for the last 25 years or so. Different spoken academic genres have been analysed ( Swales, 1990 , 2004 ; Berkenkotter and Huckin, 1995 ; Bhatia, 2001 , 2002 ; Mauranen, 2001 ; Juzwik, 2004 ; Crawford-Camiciottoli, 2004 , 2007 ; among others) thanks to the compilation and the easy access to electronic spoken corpora. This study focuses on the genre of lecture as “the central ritual of the culture of learning” ( Benson, 1994 ) in higher education. Here, I analyse the use of evaluative language in medical discourse lectures. A contrastive study between Spanish and English medical lectures is carried out. To my knowledge, little attention has been paid to the analysis of evaluative language in medical discourse. The present study employs a quantitative and a qualitative approach to analyse four Spanish and English medical discourse lectures with an average of 35,000 words. The English lectures have been taken from the Michigan Corpus of Academic and Spoken English (MICASE) and the Spanish lectures have been recorded and transcribed in the Degree in Medicine course at a Spanish university for the purpose of this study. Corpus analysis tools have been used to analyse attitudinal language expressing explicit evaluation. The findings show similarities and also differences in the use of evaluative markers in academic medical discourse.ca_CA
dc.format.extent19 p.ca_CA
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfca_CA
dc.language.isoengca_CA
dc.publisherJohn Benjamins Publishingca_CA
dc.relation.isPartOfLanguages in Contrast, Volume 18, Issue 2, Jan 2018, p. 155 - 174ca_CA
dc.rights© John Benjamins Publishing Company This article is under copyright. The publisher should be contacted for permission to re-use or reprint the material in any form.ca_CA
dc.subjectmedical discourseca_CA
dc.subjectevaluative languageca_CA
dc.subjectaudience-oriented relevance markersca_CA
dc.subjectspoken academic Englishca_CA
dc.subjectEnglish/Spanishca_CA
dc.titleEvaluative language in medical discourse: a contrastive study between English and Spanish university lecturesca_CA
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articleca_CA
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1075/lic.15018.bel
dc.rights.accessRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessca_CA
dc.relation.publisherVersionhttp://www.jbe-platform.com/content/journals/10.1075/lic.15018.belca_CA
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