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ERIC Number: EJ613104
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-4906
Commitment and Detachment in English and Bulgarian Academic Writing.
Vassileva, Irena
English for Specific Purposes, v20 n1 p83-102 2001
Examines similarities and differences in the degree of commitment and detachment in English, Bulgarian, and Bulgarian English research articles in linguistics. Analysis shows considerable difference in the overall distribution of hedges and boosters throughout the introductions, discussions, and conclusions of the articles, which may lead to misunderstandings in cross-cultural communication. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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