A Comparative Analysis of Cohesive Conjunctions Use in the Weather Forecast of Native and Non-Native Reporter

ASL, Hanieh Davatgari and SHENDI, Javad Mehri (2013) A Comparative Analysis of Cohesive Conjunctions Use in the Weather Forecast of Native and Non-Native Reporter. 3rd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics.

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Abstract

This study analyzes 2 types of texts which has been taken in one accidental day one from weather forecast news of BBC channel(reporting by native speaker of English), and another from NHK TV(reporting by non-native speaker of English).The Cohesive devices (reference, conjunctions, substitutions /ellipsis, lexical cohesions) were identified in both texts and then conjunctions were chose from 2 texts to compare with each other from 2 points of view:1)type of cohesive conjunctions which are used in two texts and 2)frequency of them. Findings of the study indicated differential uses of cohesive conjunctions in 2 texts and more uses of some cohesive conjunctions in non-native English speaking reporter.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PA Classical philology
P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: Education Faculty > English Language and Literature Department
Depositing User: Mr. Serdar Ozgoze
Date Deposited: 23 May 2013 13:16
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 13:16
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/1809

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