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  • University Languageby Douglas Biber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 143.00

    University students must cope with a bewildering array of registers, not only to learn academic content, but also to understand course expectations and requirements. While many previous studies have investigated academic writing, we know comparatively little about academic speech; and no linguistic study to date has investigated the range of academic... more...

  • Dimensions of Register Variationby Douglas Biber

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 77.00

    Douglas Biber's new book gives a linguistic analysis of register in four widely differing languages: English, Nukulaelae Tuvaluan, Korean, and Somali. more...

  • Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Registerby Douglas Biber; Edward Finegan

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 149.99

    This collection brings together several perspectives on language varieties defined according to their contexts of use--what are variously called registers, sublanguages, or genres. The volume highlights the importance of these central linguistic phenomena; it includes empirical analyses and linguistic descriptions, as well as explanations for existing... more...

  • Register, Genre, and Styleby Douglas Biber; Susan Conrad

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Describes a range of the most important kinds of texts in English and introduces methodological techniques used to analyse them. more...

  • Variation in Englishby Douglas Biber; Susan Conrad

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Studies in Language and Linguistics General Editors- Geoffrey Leech, Department of Modern English Language, Lancaster University and Jenny Thomas, School of English and Linguistics, University of Wales, Bangor Broad-ranging and authoritative, Studies in Language and Linguistics is an occasional series incorporating major new work in all areas of linguistics.... more...

  • Discourse on the Moveby Douglas Biber; Ulla Connor; Thomas A. Upton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    Discourse on the Move is the first book-length exploration of how corpus-based methods can be used for discourse analysis, applied to the description of discourse organization. The primary goal is to bring these two analytical perspectives together: undertaking a detailed discourse analysis of each individual text, but doing so in terms that can... more...

  • Using Corpora to Explore Linguistic Variationby Randi Reppen; Susan M. Fitzmaurice; Douglas Biber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00

    Using Corpora to Explore Linguistic Variation illustrates the ways in which linguistic variation can be explored through corpus-based investigation. Two major kinds of research questions are considered: variation in the use of a particular linguistic feature, and variation across dialects or registers. Part 1: ?Exploring variation in the use of linguistic... more...

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