publication . Article . 2017

The Language of the Internet – The Use of Concessive Conjunctions in Blogs by Companies Providing Private Tuition

Jindřiška Kraťkova;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: Caracteres: Estudios Culturales y Críticos de la Esfera Digital (issn: 2254-4496, eissn: 2254-4496, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Editorial Delirio
Abstract
Concessions are said to be a key aspect of English semantics because concessive constructions create a place for contrast, i.e. contradicting relations. Several studies have been carried out on this topic (i.e. on the positioning of conjunctions, linguistic interference, etc.). The aim of this paper is to focus on the frequency of use of the most common concessive conjunctions in Internet discussions with native speakers who give private tuition. The focus is primarily on the main, most commonly used concessive conjunctions in tutoring blogs.
Subjects
free text keywords: Concessive conjunctions, use, contrast, private tutoring, blog, History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999, Communication. Mass media, P87-96

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