Linguistic Corner

The Linguistic Corner aims to prepare activities intended mostly for undergraduate students completing the Degree in English studies who are particularly interested in the study of the English language.

Through the Linguistic Corner we aim to:

  1. develop the participants’ general competences
  2. enable them to know or discover specific topics concerning English
  3. discuss current issues around the role of English as a Lingua Franca
  4. deal with cultural aspects of the English world critically
  5. mentor students about academic and professional options

Past seminars

April 4, 2019

Suau Jiménez, Francisca:  Translating for persuasion vs translating for communication in tourism: Theoretical insights and practical approach Suau Jiménez, Francisca:  Translating for persuasion vs translating for communication in tourism: Theoretical insights and practical approach

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February 14, 2019

In this session, we invited students to deal with the characteristics of digital genres that are commonly employed nowadays, and should be introduced in the language classroom, such as blogs. After discussing their communicative purposes and their similar and different affordances with other digital genres, we focused on some pedagogical and methodological tenets, specifically, Communicative…

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December 13, 2018

In the first session of the Linguistic Corner, we carried out an analysis of the main techniques used to translate news from Spanish into English and the effect that several processes, specific of journalistic texts, are put to use in the translation of controversial issues, in our case, news about Gibraltar published by the Spanish…

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Our Events

That's the way we are... We take part in different kind of projects aim to generate knowledge about digital genres in English used by academics and professionals to strengthen the visibility of their research output. 

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Latest events

We present a thematic panel about the InterGedi project at CLAVIER2021

Last Thursday and Friday, 18th-19th November, 2021, InterGedi participated at the new edition of the yearly conferences organised by CLAVIER (Corpus and Language Variation in English Research), where several members of our research group presented a thematic panel about the latest results from the project. The conference, titled “Exploring Words in the Digital Transformation Tools…

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Pilar Mur-Dueñas shares insights and discusses findings from the InterGedi project with our colleagues at Universitat de València

11th November, 12:00h. InterGedi member Pilar Mur-Dueñas visited our colleagues at the Facultat de Filologia, Traducció i Comunicació of the Universitat de València to exchange views and discuss new challenges about the main topics of our current research project: research dissemination, digital visibility and scientific, academic discourse. The workshop was well attended by  IULMA members,…

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Isabel Herrando-Rodrigo and Enrique Lafuente-Millán will present their latest research at Brno Conference on Linguistic Studies in English

Next Thursday and Friday (16th-17th September) the ninth edition of the Brno Conference on Linguistic Studies in English will take place. The event, which will be celebrated online due to the Covid-19 situation, has this year the theme “Patterns and Variation in English Language Discourse”. During the two days, participants will attend numerous communications on…

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Pilar Mur-Dueñas explores hedging in RAs written Spanish and English for the journal Lingua

Our InterGedi colleague Pilar Mur-Dueñas contributes to one of the next issues the journal Lingua with the publication of a research article on the strategic use of hedging in a contrastive analysis between research articles written in Spanish and in English. Her analysis offers a complementary perspective to some of her previous publications, and further…

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Special Issue at Publications on Scientific and Parascientific communication is underway!

Dr Pilar Mur-Dueñas and Dr Rosa Lorés will be publishing a special issue on Scientific and Parascientific Communication in Publications, an international peer-reviewed open access journal published online by MDPI. With this special issue, insights will be gained into the increasingly diverse digital, multimodal, and multimedia practices of scientists to disseminate their research results and…

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InterGedi thematic panel at LSPPC6 conference

Last week we had the opportunity to contribute to the LSPPC6 (online) conference, which was the 6th edition of the International Conference of Asia-Pacific LSP & Professional Communication Association. It took place via Zoom from 3rd to 5th June, and was titled “Multimodality and Beyond: Addressing complexity and emerging needs in LSP”. Very interesting lectures…

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Rosa Lorés delivers a plenary lecture on recontextualisation of scientific research at #MAG2021

May 27th was the day that the 3rd edition of the Metadiscouse Across Genres (MAG2021) took off. The conference revolved from the beginning around the pressing need to revisit the framework of metadiscourse as we have traditionally used it, and to adapt it to new communicative contexts. Many of the speakers highlighted the special pertinence…

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Daniel Pascual and Pilar Mur-Dueñas present a combined pragmatic and metadiscursive analysis of research Twitter accounts at MAG 2021

On the first day of MAG 2021, the 3rd edition of the Metadiscourse Across Genres Conference, organised by Universitat Jaume I and the IULMA Institute, Daniel Pascual and Pilar Mur-Dueñas had the opportunity to share their latest research on the digital communication of research projects in Twitter. In their talk, “Tweeting in EU research projects:…

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‘Analyzing Digital Discourse: New Insights and Future Directions’, a book review on trendy online practices

The new issue of the journal Language Value, from the Universtat Jaume I, is out, and one of our InterGedi colleagues, Daniel Pascual, has just published there a book review that is worth exploring. The volume under review is ‘Analyzing Digital Discourse: New Insights and Future Directions, edited by Professors Bou-Franch and García-Conejos Blitvich and…

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A series of mid-project sessions of our research project to keep on investigating

In the month of November, our research group has been meeting in a number of online meetings, as we have met the equator of our research project “Towards the visibility and dissemination of scientific research: A linguistic, rhetorical and pragmatic study of digital genres in English as a language of international communication”, funded by the…

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