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ERIC Number: EJ428647
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0142-6001
Tying It All In: Asides in University Lectures.
Strodt-Lopez, Barbara
Applied Linguistics, v12 n2 p117-40 Jun 1991
Analysis of transcripts of nine undergraduate lectures in the humanities and social sciences found that professors used asides and local breaks in topicality to increase global semantic and pragmatic unity, introduce various mutually reinforcing interpretive frames, resolve apparent contradictions, highlight contrast, and establish relevance and scope. (63 references)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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