Corpus tasks at discourse level
· The demonstrative pronoun 'This' is one of the cohesive devices frequently used as reference in academic writings. Observe the two concordance lists in learners and experts Introduction section and decide if 'This' is used to refer to an item at phrasal level or clausal level. Generalize patterns from your observations.
Concordance 'This' in Learners Introduction
Concordance 'This' in Experts Introduction