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Building Coherence and Cohesion: Task-oriented Dialogue in English and Spanish

Tony Berber Sardinha
2006 Computational Linguistics  
The general goal was to reveal some of the discourse features that interactants use to build coherence and cohesion in scheduling dialogs in English and in Spanish.  ...  These dialogs, which had been recorded in a laboratory as part of the JANUS project, were held in English and in Spanish, totaling 1380 conversations (881 in English and 499 in Spanish).  ...  These problems notwithstanding, Building Coherence and Cohesion is a rich source of information on key discourse-organization features.  ... 
doi:10.1162/coli.2006.32.2.287 fatcat:3jrnvxffurhqzozuvdw7rdkc3q

Inclusive innovation and sustainable development in affordable habitat

Facundo Picabea
2019 Regions and Cohesion / Regiones y Cohesión / Régions et Cohésion  
English abstract: In the last thirty years, Latin America has seen a significant growth in a set of approaches, schools of thought and social movements, which posit that is impossible to effect a transformation  ...  in the region without processes focused on inclusion and democracy.  ...  UMAdera in Spanish represents a play on words since Madera is Wood. 6.  ... 
doi:10.3167/reco.2019.090204 fatcat:542d5orw7vaxdoa2hptg2nnm2q

Lexical Cohesion: A Brief Review on Theoretical Emergence, Development and Practical Application in Discourse Studies

Zubairu Malah
2020 International Journal of Linguistics & Communication  
Following the seminal publication of Halliday and Hasan's Cohesion in English (1976), lexical cohesion became a major source of prolific inquiries among discourse analysts.  ...  The paper is generally structured into four major sections as: (1) emergence and nature of cohesion in discourse analysis, (2) scholarly rhetoric and debate on cohesion and textuality in discourse, (3)  ...  Taboada's focus was to compare English and Spanish conversations with the aim of unraveling the resources speakers utilize in building coherent conversations.  ... 
doi:10.15640/ijlc.v8n2a6 fatcat:fn3w3hpayjhxpcsywljcieq4pe

Page 424 of Computational Linguistics Vol. 31, Issue 3 [page]

2005 Computational Linguistics  
: Task-Oriented Dialogue in English and Spanish Maria Teresa Taboada (Simon Fraser University) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins (Pragmatics and Beyond, new series, edited by Andreas Zuker, volume  ...  Portner (Georgetown University) Volume 31, Number 3 Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005, x+235 pp; hardbound, ISBN 1-4051-0917-3, $64.95; paperbound, ISBN 1-4051-0918-1, $29.95 {Building Coherence and Cohesion  ... 

Recent Advances in Dialogue Machine Translation

Siyou Liu, Yuqi Sun, Longyue Wang
2021 Information  
Recent years have seen a surge of interest in dialogue translation, which is a significant application task for machine translation (MT) technology.  ...  After systematical investigation, we also build a state-of-the-art dialogue NMT system by leveraging a breadth of established approaches such as novel architectures, popular pre-training and advanced techniques  ...  In total, it contains 62 language pairs, and researchers mainly exploited commonly-cited French-English, Spanish-English and Russian-English.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info12110484 fatcat:afgw2tz3mvhdpnkh2bapclgp4m

The Effect of Input-Based and Output-Based Tasks on the Intermediate Iranian EFL Learners' Writing Achievement in Terms of Coherent Writing

Negin Malekshahi, Mohadeseh Amini Harsini
2017 International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature  
In this regard, the researchers compared the effectiveness of dictogloss (DIG) task as an output-based task and consciousness raising (CR) task as an input-based task on teaching writing coherent text.  ...  So there were not any significant difference between the performance of CR group and DIG group on producing cohesive devices in a text.  ...  Thus, some learners' problems are related to the text organization and ideas to make a coherent one, although they have a good knowledge of English.  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.7n.1p.184 fatcat:jf4ugoujdjevthr7exnibge764

Page 359 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 28, Issue 1 [page]

1994 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
; 9400220 reading instruction changes; in-service program; observation; |st-grade teachers; 9400583 reading-writing/cohesion-coherence correlations; Brazilian 3rd grad- ers; 9400696 spelling vocabulary  ...  /Spanish biliterate 3rd/4th graders; 9400490 causal inferencing, narrative text comprehension; empathy-building strategy; empirical data; 6th graders; 9400105 children’s achievement outcomes, strategy  ... 

Perceive Project Deliverable Qualitative Report On The Impact And Effectiveness Of Communication Strategies From The Semi Structured Interviews With Cohesion Policy Practitioners (Including Third-Party Partners In The Consortium), Written By Each Partner

Vitaliano Barberio, Ines Kuric, Edoardo Mollona, Pareschi Luca, Nicholas Charron, Monika Bauhr, Violeta Florian, Monica Mihaela Tudor, Paweł Chmieliński, Barbara Wieliczko, Adam Wasilewski, Marek Wigier (+8 others)
2017 Zenodo  
Part of the data collected in the focus groups have been already analysed in tasks 1.1 and 1.2, and presented in deliverable 1.1.  ...  In compliance with the Horizon2020 policy, the transcripts of each focus group, translated in English language, are stored in the PERCEIVE repository and available for open access.  ...  Funds in the 2007-2013 financial perspective, which was visually and structurally aligned so to build a recognizable and coherent architecture, ordering the content of the message.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.834216 fatcat:2kxz6jp7cffelp42bxqhprb34m

Publications Received

2005 Computational Linguistics  
: Task-Oriented Dialogue in English and Spanish Maria Teresa Taboada (Simon Fraser University) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins (Pragmatics and Beyond, new series, edited by Andreas Zuker, volume  ...  Portner (Georgetown University) Volume 31, Number 3 Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005, x+235 pp; hardbound, ISBN 1-4051-0917-3, $64.95; paperbound, ISBN 1-4051-0918-1, $29.95 {Building Coherence and Cohesion  ... 
doi:10.1162/089120105774321118 fatcat:cmhmugdu7fhy5hmz5l7x2xceom

Computational assessment of lexical differences in L1 and L2 writing

Scott A. Crossley, Danielle S. McNamara
2009 Journal of Second Language Writing  
The purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed analysis of how lexical differences related to cohesion and connectionist models can distinguish first language (L1) writers of English from second language  ...  (L2) writers of English.  ...  Acknowledgments The research was supported in part by the Institute for Education Sciences (IES R3056020018-02 and R305A080589).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jslw.2009.02.002 fatcat:yus3hf7p5zgdfe3kdsmpmohutu

Applications of Rhetorical Structure Theory

M. Taboada
2006 Discourse Studies  
In this paper, we review the most important applications in several areas: discourse analysis, theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, and computational linguistics.  ...  The present paper is a complement to our review of the theoretical aspects of the theory (Taboada and Mann, 2005) .  ...  Stent (2000) presents preliminary results of annotating a task-oriented spoken dialogue corpus with RST relations.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461445606064836 fatcat:3va6w4sl4rbvtavvvibhvl7u2m

An Experience on the Integration of ICT into a Teaching-learning Methodology of English as a Foreign Language

Roberto Martínez Mateo
2012 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
Specifically, we show and discuss the outcomes of the exploitation of two websites' content and resources inserted in our subject curriculum.  ...  seems that there is general consensus within the teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) community to bestow value on the Communicative Approach.  ...  As is written in the Preamble to the Berlin Communiqué (Berlin Communiqué , 2003) , the main objective of the Bologna process was "the development of a coherent and cohesive European Higher Education  ... 
doi:10.4304/jltr.3.2.289-294 fatcat:7qo56vwqtrfirbffelj6fr6fm4

Cross-cultural Website Analysis as a Method for Teaching Intercultural Competence in the University English Program

M.I.M. Mary Ellen Toffle
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
PROBLEM STATEMENT: European universities are challenged to effectively teach English and assist students in developing the intercultural skills necessary for the multicultural environment.  ...  Pre-course, mid-course and final evaluations were conducted for diagnosis of intercultural competence level and oral English language ECFR level.  ...  The Necessity for English Language Competence in the Global Market What is the point of this discussion about social cohesion, social inclusion, and social coherence in the introduction of an English language  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.797 fatcat:k5c377v6lfgfdhh2qpupzmwjmq

On the Use of Selected Grammatical Features in Academic Writing [chapter]

2005 Developing Advanced Literacy in First and Second Languages  
Aplicacion del modelo de conjuncion como recurso de cohesion de Halliday y Hasan a una muestra del espanol [Application of the Halliday and Hasan conjunction model as a resource of cohesion to a Spanish  ...  literacy in English can also illuminate the devel opment of advanced literacy skills in Spanish.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781410612298-12 fatcat:k3wxagb4pzhk7f4yq4cwrdny5m

Meaning Making and Communication in the Multimodal Age: Ideas for Language Teachers

José Aldemar Álvarez Valencia
2016 Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal  
and distribution of meanings.  ...  To account for this complexity in meaning-making practices, some scholars have proposed the multimodal approach.  ...  Students can be involved in several activities to raise awareness on aspects of genre and how the features of a text build coherence and cohesion.  ... 
doi:10.14483/calj.v18n1.8403 fatcat:wa5sf2w7gba7dfmjqga7alarsm
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