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Papers

Publications that refer to BASE data include:

Alam, Z. (2001) Gender representation in academic lectures. MA dissertation, University of Warwick.

Bloor, M. and Bloor, T. (2007) The Practice of Critical Discourse Analysis. London: Hodder Arnold.

Cutting, J. (2001) Pragmatics and Discourse. Oxford : Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

Endacott, N. (1999) An investigation and comparison of the origins, rhetorical purposes and linguistic realisations of “other voices” in academic lectures. MA dissertation, University of Warwick.

Endacott, N. (2006) Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Academic Discourse: Tracking the Management of Intertextuality in Undergraduate Lectures. PhD thesis. University of Stirling.

Halliday , M.A.K. & Greaves, W.S. (2006) Intonation in the Grammar of English, London : Equinox.

Nesi, H. (2001) A corpus based analysis of academic lectures across disciplines. In Cotterill, J. and Ife, A. (eds) Language Across Boundaries, London: Continuum Press 201-218

Nesi, H (2001) EASE: a multimedia materials development project. In: Cameron, K. (ed) C.A.L.L. – The Challenge of Change. Exeter: Elm Bank Publications 287-292

Nesi, H. (2002) ‘An English spoken academic word list', in Braasch, A. and Provlsen, C. (eds) Proceedings of the Tenth EURALEX International Congress, Copenhagen: Center for Sprogteknologi.

Nesi, H. (2008). Corpora & EAP. In: LSP: Interfacing Language with other Realms: Proceedings of the 6th Languages for Specific Purposes International Seminar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Nesi, H. & Basturkmen, H. (2006) ‘Lexical bundles and discourse signalling in academic lectures'. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (Special issue on Cohesion, M. Mahlberg and J. Flowerdew eds.) 11 (3) 147-168.

Paltridge, B. (2008) Discourse analysis. London & New York: Continuum.

Othman, Z. (2007) An exploratory study of discourse markers: their distribution, meanings and uses in a corpus of academic lectures. PhD thesis, University of Lancaster.

Thompson, P. (2006) 'A corpus perspective on the lexis of lectures, with a focus on Economics lectures' in Hyland, K. and Bondi, M. (eds) Academic Discourse Across Disciplines Bern: Peter Lang.

Thompson, P. and Nesi, H. (2001) The British Academic Spoken English (BASE) Corpus Project. Language Teaching Research 5 (3) 263-264

Wang, Y. (2006) The importance of being humorous: a study of humour in English university lectures within the BASE corpus. MA dissertation, University of Warwick.

 

Conference papers which refer to BASE data include:

"Corpus-informed EAP syllabus design: a study of lecture functions". Katrien Deroey at BAAHE (Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education), 22 November 2008 (Namur, Belgium).

"Signalling the relationship between ideas in academic speaking' (Helen Basturkmen at the 11th CLESOL Conference , Auckland, New Zealand. 2-4 October 2008)

A qualitative corpus-based study of lecture functions (Katrien Deroey at BAAL 2008, Swansea, UK, September 2008)

"The function of laughter in university lectures" (Hilary Nesi at the 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, 9-13 July 2007).

"The multiple functions of pragmatic force modifiers in academic lectures: a systemic functional approach" (Chia-Yen Lin, University of Lancaster, at the 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, 9-13 July 2007).

"Telling the difference between Economics and Philosophy lectures" (Paul Thompson at BALEAP PIM, Durham, UK, 19 November 2006).

"Creating search interfaces for BASE and BAWE: the design of a web-based interface" (Hilary Nesi at the BAAL/IRAAL Conference, 'From Applied Linguistics to Linguistics Applied: Issues, Practices, Trends’, University College Cork, 7-9 September 2006).

"They have their words yeah - the lexis of lectures" (Paul Thompson at ESSE 8, London, UK, August 2006).

"The public and the personal in BASE and MICASE lectures: Some culture-specific features" (Hilary Nesi at The Conference in Honour of John Swales, Michigan, USA, 22-23 June 2006).

"Re-viewing the Academic Word List: the language of lectures" (Paul Thompson at BAAL 2005, Bristol, UK, September 2005).

"The lexis of lectures across the disciplines" (Paul Thompson at LSP 2005 conference, Bergamo, Italy, August 2005).

"Approaching the lexis of academic lectures" (Paul Thompson at AILA 2005, Madison, WI, USA 25-29 July 2005).

"What words should we teach?: A corpus-based perspective on the vocabulary of academic lectures" (Paul Thompson and Hilary Nesi at BALEAP 2005 Conference, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, April 2005).

Keynote address: 'BASE data: towards insights into spoken academic language' (Paul Thompson at the 5th IVACS Annual Research Colloquium, at Queen's University, Belfast, February 2005).

"Processing Spoken Language Data: The BASE Experience" (Sarah Creer and Paul Thompson at a Workshop on Compiling and Processing Spoken Language Corpora, 24th May 2004 , LREC 2004).

"She feels, he finds: process type choice and the representation of men and women in a corpus of academic lectures" (Zerin Alam, Hilary Nesi and Sheena Gardner at ISFC 29, Liverpool , 2002).

"BASE, BAWE and EASE: how insights from academic corpora have informed the design of an EAP series" (Hilary Nesi at IVACS, Limerick 2002).

"Building BASE: an introduction to the British Academic Spoken English Corpus" (Hilary Nesi and Paul Thompson, TALC 2002, Forli , Italy).

"Eliciting acts used in academic seminars" (Andrew Preshous, Solihull College , at the BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting, Warwick, 2001).

"Linguistic representations of 'other voices' in hard and soft undergraduate lectures" (Nick Endacott, University of Stirling : at BAAL 2000, Cambridge.

"Sending out the right signals: enumeration as a predictive category in the BASE corpus" (Yeonhee Choi and Hilary Nesi at TALC 2000, Graz , Austria).