Caiazzo, Luisa (2010) Wor(l)ds and meanings in the language of British and Indian university websites. [Tesi di dottorato] (Unpublished)

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Item Type: Tesi di dottorato
Language: English
Title: Wor(l)ds and meanings in the language of British and Indian university websites
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Caiazzo, Luisalcaiazzo@mare-net.com
Date: 30 November 2010
Number of Pages: 145
Institution: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Department: Scienze statistiche
Doctoral School: Scienze politiche
PHD name: Lingua inglese per scopi speciali
PHD cycle: 23
PHD Coordinator:
nameemail
Di Martino, Gabrielladimartig@unina.it
Tutor:
nameemail
Pennarola, CristinaUNSPECIFIED
Caliendo, GiudittaUNSPECIFIED
Venuti, MarcoUNSPECIFIED
Donadio, PaoloUNSPECIFIED
Napolitano, AntonellaUNSPECIFIED
Polese, VandaUNSPECIFIED
Date: 30 November 2010
Number of Pages: 145
Uncontrolled Keywords: semantic prosody language higher education
MIUR S.S.D.: Area 10 - Scienze dell'antichità, filologico-letterarie e storico-artistiche > L-LIN/12 - Lingua e traduzione - lingua inglese
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2010 13:44
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2014 19:46
URI: http://www.fedoa.unina.it/id/eprint/8393

Abstract

The global economy is having a tremendous impact on higher education due to increased trade, investment and mobility of people across borders. Making reference to recent studies which underline the potential of corpus linguistic methodologies for the study of language as a social phenomenon, this dissertation focuses on word meaning (some of the words analysed are 'international' and 'quality') in a small specialized corpus consisting of the About us section of 340 British and Indian university websites. The results suggest that some distinctive features can be identified in the two subcorpora and that differences in the cotextual environment seem to be related to different perspectives in the contextual environment.

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