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ERIC Number: EJ516253
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-4906
Why Are Newspaper Law Reports So Hard to Understand?
Bowles, Hugo
English for Specific Purposes, v14 n3 p201-22 1995
Demonstrates that the comprehension of law report discourse in newspapers in England is particularly difficult for the non-expert reader. Comparative discourse analysis of the way a particular case is reported in various newspapers shows that the discourse structure of the newspaper law report is not adequately signalled by the linguistic conventions of the text. (10 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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