Syntactic Complexity and Communicative Moves of Applied Linguistics Research Article Abstracts: A Function-first Approach

Rajab Esfandiari; Mohammad Ahmadi; Aynur Ismayilli Karakoç

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 95-117

  There is currently a growing tendency to a meaning-based approach to the analysis of syntactic complexity in academic writing. While previous studies have offered illuminating insights into linguistic realizations of rhetorical structures in relation to syntactic complexity, they have typically analyzed ...  Read More