Epistemic modality in social science research articles written by Ghanaian authors : a corpus-based study of disciplinary and native vs. non-native variations

Using a corpus-based methodology, this thesis reports a study into how non-native Ghanaian academic authors of English in the disciplines of Sociology, Economics and Law deploy epistemic modality devices as rhetorical features of argumentation in their research articles (RAs) published in journals b...

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Main Author: Ngula, Richmond Sadick
Other Authors: McEnery, Tony
Published: Lancaster University 2015
Online Access:https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.669595