Tomoko SAWAKI

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Name
Tomoko SAWAKI
Alternative names
Tomoko SAWAKI-GILLARD
Nickname
Tomoko Sawaki
Degree
PhD(University of New South Wales)
ORCID ID
0000-0002-9444-2576

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
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2014
English, School of the Arts and Media, University of New South Wales
 
 
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2002
Linguistics, University of New South Wales
 
 
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1998
Linguistics, University of Sydney
 
 
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1997
French, Literature, Waseda University
 

Published Papers

 
Interacting voices structure a text: A quantitative investigation of dialogic elements across structural units in the introductory chapters of history theses
Tomoko SAWAKI
Functions of Language      2020   [Refereed]
This paper quantitatively measures the distribution of dialogic elements across structural units in the introductory chapters of history theses with the aim of uncovering the roles of dialogic elements in constructing texts. The research was desig...
Visualising trends: Patterns of moves in history thesis introductory chapters
Tomoko SAWAKI
Taiwan International ESP Journal      2018   [Refereed]
This paper is a methodological exploration of history theses that analyses intra-disciplinary variations using a statistical technique, correspondence analysis. Many previous studies concerning academic discourse variations had to rely on pre-set ...
Tomoko Sawaki
Journal of English for Academic Purposes   16 81-92   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
This study explores the function of expressing external viewpoints with stance-neutral frames in academic writing. While a growing number of studies have established that appropriately evaluating external viewpoints is vital in advanced academic w...
Tomoko Sawaki
English Text Construction   7(2) 178-214   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Dialogic elements are considered to play a crucial role in text construction, but little has been revealed concerning how these elements interact with other resources to construct text. This paper explores the text-organizing function of heteroglo...
Tomoko SAWAKI
The Public Journal of Semiotics   6(1) 73-90   2014   [Refereed]
This paper proposes solutions for a number of difficulties that Swalean generic structure analysis has been experiencing concerning the identification methods it applies to generic structure components. It does this by integrating the Greimassian ...

Books etc

 
Analysing Structure in Academic Writing
Tomoko SAWAKI
Palgrave Macmillan   Oct 2016   ISBN:978-1-137-54238-0
This book breaks through formalistic traditions to propose a new generic structure analytical framework for academic writing. The integrated approach, taking lessons from cognitive linguistics and structuralism, offers a foundation for establishin...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Tomoko SAWAKI
Appraisal Symposium 2015   Feb 2015   
Engagement analysis between the traditional and postmodern history thesis corpora
Tomoko Sawaki
CADSConf 2012: Corpus-assisted discourse studies   13 Sep 2012   
Revising moves analysis: the case of PhD history introductory chapters that include post-modern personal anecdotes
Tomoko Sawaki
Genre 2012   Jun 2012