International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning, Volume (2), No (3), Year (2013-7) , Pages (3-18)

Title : ( Analyzing research article introductions by Iranian and native English-speaking authors of Applied Linguistics )

Authors: Hesamoddin Shahriari , Behzad Ghonsooly , Azar Hosseini Fatemi ,

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Considering the role of academic writing in the dissemination of research findings among members of scientific communities, efforts have been made by language specialists to achieve a more detailed understanding of this register, with hopes that the derived features could then be used to teach researchers, writing in a second/foreign language, to more effectively communicate the results of their studies. This study sets out to achieve a similar goal through the analysis of research article introductions in terms of the frequency and function of their lexical bundles. To this end, a corpus of 200 research article introductions by published authors in the field of Applied Linguistics was compared to a similar corpus by Iranian, non-native writers of the same field. The findings reveal that Iranian authors use more 4-word lexical bundles in their writing compared to their native-speaker counterparts. Syntactic and functional differences between the two corpora are introduced and implications for academic writing instructors are discussed in detail.

Keywords

lexical bundles; multiword expressions; corpus linguistics; research
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@article{paperid:1030442,
author = {Shahriari, Hesamoddin and Ghonsooly, Behzad and Hosseini Fatemi, Azar},
title = {Analyzing research article introductions by Iranian and native English-speaking authors of Applied Linguistics},
journal = {International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning},
year = {2013},
volume = {2},
number = {3},
month = {July},
issn = {2243-7754},
pages = {3--18},
numpages = {15},
keywords = {lexical bundles; multiword expressions; corpus linguistics; research articles},
}

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%0 Journal Article
%T Analyzing research article introductions by Iranian and native English-speaking authors of Applied Linguistics
%A Shahriari, Hesamoddin
%A Ghonsooly, Behzad
%A Hosseini Fatemi, Azar
%J International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning
%@ 2243-7754
%D 2013

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