1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
1. Metadiscourse Use in Popular and Professional Science: The Case of Hedges and Boosters

Davud Kuhi; Mina Babapour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 99-120


  The present article shows that all scientific texts included in journals, magazines, and newspapers are vulnerable to the penetration of hedges and boosters.  However, it was found that scientific texts in the three corpora tended to open up the possibilities of alternative voices rather than narrowing ...  Read More

1. Applied Linguistics (Language Teaching and Learning)
2. Popularization of Scientific Discourses and Penetration of Informal Elements

Mina Babapour; Davud Kuhi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 49-97


  By the force of our social constructivist gyrations, we have developed glimpses of a social, cultural and historical dimension in which the discourse of science operates. These glimpses indicate us how much the discourse of science is part of complex webs of human’s social interaction. Recognizing ...  Read More