Phraseological Variation in Spanish Academic Writing

  • Marcos García SalidoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11755)


Research on lexical bundles has shown that a considerable part of discourse relies on a set of routinised lexical combinations. This has had implications both for descriptive research and for lexicographic applications. Thus, from a descriptive perspective, considerable attention has been paid to the description of lexical bundles in terms of their structure and functions and to the different preferences of bundles’ use from different genres. As for lexicographic applications, lexical bundles have been integrated in dictionaries and writing aids. This paper analyses to what extent a cross-disciplinary set of lexical bundles can be identified for academic writing in Spanish and to what extent the use of these bundles varies depending on the scientific domain considered.


Lexical bundles Academic writing Cross-disciplinary variation 



Supported by Xunta de Galicia, through grant ED481D 2017/009.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Grupo LyS, Departamento de LetrasUniversidade da CoruñaA CoruñaSpain

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