LINGUIST List 25.4906

Thu Dec 04 2014

Books: Job Interview Corpus: Wawra

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Date: 02-Dec-2014
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Subject: Job Interview Corpus: Wawra
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Title: Job Interview Corpus
Subtitle: Data Transcription and Major Topics in Corpus Linguistics
Published: 2014
Publisher: Peter Lang AG

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Author: Daniela Wawra
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631654026 Pages: 183 Price: U.S. $ 58.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631654026 Pages: 183 Price: U.K. £ 36.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631654026 Pages: 183 Price: Europe EURO 44.80

The aim of this book and its accompanying audio files is to make accessible a corpus of 40 authentic job interviews conducted in English. The recordings and transcriptions of the interviews published here may be used by students, teachers and researchers alike for linguistic analyses of spoken discourse and as authentic material for language learning in the classroom. The book includes an introduction to corpus linguistics, offering insight into different kinds of corpora and discussing their main characteristics. Furthermore, major features of the discourse genre job interview are outlined and detailed information is given concerning the job interview corpus published in this book.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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