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Title: Exploring genre and register in contemporary English
Author: David Nunan
Institution: University of Hong Kong
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Abstract: In this article, I look at two concepts from functional linguistic that are often confused: genre and register. I look at what the concepts mean, how they differ, and how they can be used for the analysis of texts.

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This article appears IN English Today Vol. 24, Issue 2, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .



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