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

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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

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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Ramón Plo represents InterGedi at INTELE initiative

The research framework “INTELE: INfraestructura de TEcnologías del LEnguaje” gathered together, in a workshop held November 25th, researchers and institutions from different within the social sciences and humanities. Three were the main foci of interest in this event, for which specific round tables were organised: 1) Policies supporting European digital insfrastructures para the Digital Social…

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Daniel Pascual discussess the pragmatic strategies of headlines in research project news and events at EPICS IX

November 4th-6th were the dates chosen to relocate the ninth edition of the EPICS conferences, after the original dates were postponed due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The 9th International Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics (EPICS) was organised as usual by the research group “Intercultural Pragmatic Studies (English-Spanish): Pragmatic and Discourse Issues” at…

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InterGedi participates in NetPra2, a conference about digital pragmatics

Last 22-24 October, the second edition of the NetPra conferences took place online. Organised by the University of Helsinki, the event was very successful and offered a wide variety of approaches and topics around the field of ‘Internet pragmatics’ under the theme of “Interactions, Identities, Intentions”. The InterGedi research group participated at the conference through…

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Oliver Shaw chairs the 2020 MET General Assembly

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, InterGedi team member Oliver Shaw took part in the General Assembly of Mediterranean Editors and Translators (MET), a professional association of which he is an active member and former Promotion Chair. Prior to the cancellation of what was to be a face-to-face event held in San Sebastián in the Basque…

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Daniel Pascual explains the functioning of verbal and visual components of research project homepages

Daniel Pascual, the PhD candidate in our research group, presented at SEING II the first findings from a multimodal analysis he is undertaking to understand the pragmatic intents that come up out of the combination of verbal and visual elements when communicating online. To address his research questions, he compiled an initial sample of 10 research project…

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