A Corpus-Based Study on Chinese College Students’ Application ability of Conjunctive Adverbs in English Writing
Available Online 2 November 2020.
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- corpus, English writing, conjunctive adverbs, English majors
- This paper aims to explore a data-driven teaching model based on massive information input and be suitable for students’ independent learning, then improve the situation of limited information resources in traditional English writing classes. In this paper, self-built text corpora and AntConc, a retrieval tool is used to compare and analyze the usage of conjunctive adverbs between English majors in Northeast Petroleum University and British college students with English as their mother tongue in English Writing so as to improve Chinese Students’ ability to apply conjunctive adverbs in writing. The results showed that the students of Northeast Petroleum University had a strong awareness of using different kinds of conjunctive adverbs to help realize the smooth connection of text content, especially the usage of conjunctive adverbs related to enumeration, addition, comparision, concession, results and inference. However, compared with British students, they utilized less conjunctive adverbs displaying appositive and transitional relationship but more summary conjunctive adverbs.
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TY - CONF AU - Chunping Nan PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/02 TI - A Corpus-Based Study on Chinese College Students’ Application ability of Conjunctive Adverbs in English Writing BT - 2020 International Conference on Social Sciences and Big Data Application (ICSSBDA 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 46 EP - 50 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201030.011 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201030.011 ID - Nan2020 ER -