本文由 Haiyang Ai 在 2015-07-20 发表於 "语言学、应用语言学动态(会讯、通告等)" 讨论区
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Doug Biber gets us underway with the first plenary talk at CL2015.
Biber challenges the wisdom that language change originates in spoken language, concluding that academic writing is not at all 'uptight' but among the most agile and innovative in terms of historical change.
There are also important takeaway messages from his keynote
That's interesting. I wonder if this is true to 'academic writing' only, or also true to other registers as well.
CL2015 Abstract Book is available now online: