USE OF AMPLIFIERS ACROSS DISCIPLINES: A CORPUS BASED STUDY OF PAKISTANI RESEARCH ARTICLES
Keywords:Corpus Linguistics, Amplifiers, Native, Non-native, Academic writing
The present research is going to find out the use of amplifiers by Pakistani writers in their academic writing. In this research, types of amplifiers are also finding out. The model for the study has been taken by Quirk et al. (1985). Total 400 research papers were taken from eight different disciplines like English linguistics, English literature, economics, engineering, information technology, business, psychology, zoology. For analysis purposes in research three software’s have been used; first, there is multidimensional analysis tagger, second is AntConc tool, and third is SPSS (statistical software) used. Statistical software is used to differentiate the difference between sections and disciplines in the research. A wide range of amplifiers have been used here but in the results, amplifiers are used below the moderate level in Pakistan.
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