Metadiscourse and Topic Introductions in an Academic Lecture: A Multimodal Insight

  • Edgar Bernad-Mechó
  • Multimodal Communication, January 2017, De Gruyter
  • DOI: 10.1515/mc-2016-0030

What is it about?

This paper explores how metadiscourse is used to introduce topics in an academic lecture. A multimodal perspective allows for further non-traditional interpretations of the role metadiscourse plays in the text.

Why is it important?

This papers is encompassed within new explorations of lectures as spoken genres. A multimodal approach to spoken lecture is necessary in order to obtain a holistic comprehensible account of the process of lecturing.

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