Corpus Linguistics 2015 (Lancaster, UK) Conference Programme

xiaoz

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Doug Biber gets us underway with the first plenary talk at CL2015.

Biber challenges the wisdom that language change originates in spoken language, concluding that academic writing is not at all 'uptight' but among the most agile and innovative in terms of historical change.

There are also important takeaway messages from his keynote
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Haiyang Ai

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That's interesting. I wonder if this is true to 'academic writing' only, or also true to other registers as well.
 
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