Abstract: Beginning with compounds of the F-word the investigator will look at the morphology of new and variant forms, studying these in context, with regard to pragmatics, metaphor and implication.
It should be one where there is only one significant variable. Think about delving into older, archived articles; there are loads of really interesting ones online and they might give you some useful reference points. Think about how you might present your data as well; can you put it in a table, chart or list to make it clearer?
His analysis is mostly elegant, always clear and coherent.
The topic selected should be manageable given the time and word limits. That doesn't mean that you select the data to fit a preconceived idea of what you will find, but that you consider carefully how much data you need, what type and the context of that data.
The candidate's method is transparent and sound, while transcription of data is excellent, as is presentation of the original video and audio recordings.
These are all things to think through and consider. Throughout your course so far you have already become adept at applying language frameworks to any texts that you encounter.
You will also need to ensure that you can collect enough data to make your findings valid. For an example of how to do this, see the Permission Form below.
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