I was wondering whether you could point to me to some readings regarding the epistemological stance for the corpus-based research. It is kind of killing me as I don't seem to have the right book at hand.
回复: Would a formulaic sequence be considered formulaic if native speakers place pause
Thank you both for the replies.
The reason why I asked this question was that in some literature I read the absence of pauses was one of the criteria used to define formulaic language.
As there are a number of...
Would a formulaic sequence be considered formulaic if native speakers place pauses in it?
If formulaic language is believed to holistically stored in and retrieved from memory, then it would be reproduced as a coherent unit, within which pauses would not appear. However, take 'i...