Departmental Bulletin Paper Examining the Language of Advice-Giving: A Study of the Verb Recommend

モロウ, P. R.

  This study is about the language used in the speech act of advice-giving. It deals with the use of one particular verb, recommend, in advice-giving in informal spoken English. Data comes from the SOAP Corpus and the study includes both quantitative and qualitative analysis, focusing particularly on the collocates of recommend, and what can be learned from them about the ways in which recommend is used in advice-giving.

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