• Hedging in Year Nine Girls’ and Boys' Written English in Norwegian Schools 

      Thomson, James Jacob (Masteroppgave/UIS-HF-IKS/2016;, Master thesis, 2016-05)
      This aim of this thesis is to investigate the use of hedging devices in the English writing of year nine girls and boys in two Norwegian lower secondary schools. Hyland (2005: 52) defines hedges as devices that “indicate ...
    • Metadiscourse in upper secondary pupil essays: Adapting a taxonomy 

      Thomson, James Jacob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02)
      The concept of metadiscourse, which refers to a range of interactional and organisational linguistic resources, has been increasingly used in studies that analyse professional and tertiary-level writing. Although studies ...