Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives - Maite Taboada

Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives - Maite Taboada

Spanish Venga and its English equivalents: A contrastive study of teenage talk

Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives - Maite Taboada

Anna-Brita Stenström

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This chapter focuses on the various uses of venga in Madrid teenagers’ conversations and the way these uses are realized in London teenage conversations. As the paper shows, the closest English equivalent of the pragmatic marker venga in most of its uses is come on.

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Stenström, Anna-Brita. Spanish Venga and its English equivalents: A contrastive study of teenage talk. Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 53-71 May 2013. ISBN 9781908049759. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21769. Date accessed: 19 Jan 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21769. May 2013

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