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SOURCE:   Philological Sciences. Issues of Theory and Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2018. № 8. Part 2. P. 395-398. ISSN 1997-2911.
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https://doi.org/10.30853/filnauki.2018-8-2.39

GENDER ASPECT OF EXPRESSING DISAGREEMENT IN ORAL ACADEMIC DISCOURSE (BY THE MATERIAL OF THE MICASE CORPUS)

Khromenko Yana Vladimirovna
Saint Petersburg University


Submitted: 16.05.2018.
Abstract. The article analyzes the specificity of expressing disagreement from the viewpoint of the gender aspect by the example of Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE). The author examines a communicative situation, in which the teacher corrects the student’s mistake or disagrees with his opinion. The paper describes the basic means to explicate disagreement and pragmatic linguistic means to soften the categoricity of a statement in English scientific discourse. The analysis identified insignificant gender differences that testify for the necessity of the further verification of the stereotypes of male and female speech behaviour.
Key words and phrases: академический дискурс, выражение несогласия, гендер, корпусная лингвистика, лингвистический корпус, Мичиганский корпус академического разговорного английского языка, academic discourse, expressing disagreement, gender, corpus linguistics, linguistic corpus, Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English.
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