Anna Baczkowska

Anna Baczkowska
University of Gdansk | UG · Institute of English and American Studies

Doctor habil.

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Introduction
Anna Bączkowska currently works at the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Gdańsk, Poland. Anna does research in Computational Linguistics, Discourse Analysis and Semantics. Their current project is 'impoliteness'.

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The paper discusses the concept of offensiveness, both explicit and implicit, in film dialogical discourse based on three parts of a romantic comedy. The differences between explicitness and implicitness on the one hand, and between implicitness and (in)directness on the other are presented in the theoretical part. Indirectness and implicitness are...
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A popular idea in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) is to use multimodal annotated texts, with annotations typically including embedded audio and translations, to support second and foreign (L2) learning through reading. An important question is how to create good quality audio, which can be done either through human recording or by a Text...
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The main focus of the paper is the definitional revision and enrichment of offensive language typology, making reference to publicly available offensive language datasets and testing them on available pretrained lexical embedding systems. We review over 60 available corpora and compare tagging schemas applied there while making an attempt to explai...
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This paper aims at providing a survey of the most popular online educational platforms and mobile apps for language learning. It gives an overview of the development and current trends in what is generally labelled computer-assisted language learning (CALL) with reference to select pedagogical theories; in particular, those embedded in the theoreti...
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The 2021 EUROCALL conference engaged just under 250 speakers from 40 different countries. Cnam Paris and Sorbonne Université joined forces to host and organise the event despite the challenging context due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally programmed to be held on site in the heart of Paris, France, the EUROCALL organising team and executive com...
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This paper aims to propose a typology of replies to insults based on data retrieved from Twitter, which is ripe with offensive comments. The proposed typology is embedded in the theory of impoliteness, and it hinges on the notion of the perlocutionary effect. It assumes that what counts as an insult depends primarily on whether or not an utterance...
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The aim of the present article is to describe the methods and forms of e-learning implemented to classes of medical English to Polish students in the summer semester in 2020 at Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Torun. The theoretical framework of the proposed e-learning was based on the assumptions voiced by constructivism. The article also d...
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Link to connect to conference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88978501174?pwd=cDBIcXE4QmFrcnVBa2c4emY3bWV3Zz09 Meeting ID: 889 7850 1174 Passcode: Conf2021 Conference registration: https://www.ateneum.edu.pl/rekrutacja/rejestracja-na-konferencje-2
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On Thursday, March 4 at 10.00, The Faculty of Modern Languages invites you to participate in the First International Philological Conference "Changes & Challenges 2021 - Language, Culture and Education". Link to connect to conference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88978501174?pwd=cDBIcXE4QmFrcnVBa2c4emY3bWV3Zz09 Conference registration: https://www...
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This article presents a lexical analysis of two types of medical texts written in Polish: hospital discharge summaries and image reports. The aim of the analysis is to assess the readability of the medical texts under investigation and its importance in the process of translation. It was assumed that the language of discharge summaries should be re...
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Central Asia (CA) is a region spanning five countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan) which emerged after the fall of the Soviet Union. Recently, the biggest CA country – Kazakhstan – spurs a growing interest in the media due to its rapid development and the emerging role as the key player in Central Asia economy,...
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Forum Filologiczne Ateneum / Ateneum Philological Forum 1(8)2020 Katarzyna Kukowicz-Żarska (Ed.), ISSN 2353-2912 (print), ISSN 2719-8537 (online)
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The paper presents an analysis of the language used on the Internet (social media) by Poles living in Norway. Emphasis is placed on identity construction, integration and impoliteness strategies. The material presented in this study was retrieved from a corpus which was collected as part of a project devoted to national identity in immigration disc...
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The aim of this paper is to discuss how the problem of obesity is re-presented by two online newspapers of conservative leaning: the British paper The Daily Telegraph and the Chinese China Daily. The two web-based press corpora, ca. 190,000 words in size, used in the study were compiled using the WebBootCat method. The methodology used to analyse t...
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The aim of this paper is to check whether the information for colon cancer patients available on top websites devoted to this disease is comprehensible for the readers or whether, due to high saturation with special medical terms, it is beyond the recommended readability level of an average internet user. Two main criteria of analysis were involved...
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Nur-Sultan (until recently called Astana), is the capital of Kazakhstan, which in 1998 was moved from Alma-Ata to a small village located in the central part of the country in the middle of a vast Kazakh Steppe. The capital is mostly known for its severe climate, futuristic and technologically advanced architecture, as well as for organizing intern...
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The aim of this paper is to discuss how the problem of obesity is represented by two online newspapers of conservative leaning: the British The Daily Telegraph and the Chinese China Daily. The two web-based press corpora, ca. 190,000 words in size, were used in the study compiled using the WebBootCat method. The methodology used to analyse the data...
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The aim of the paper is to study how the problem of mass migration is presented in the British press. Frequency of occurrences of the words “migrants” and “migration” are analysed in four British press titles: two newspapers represent a conservative bias and two a centre-left political alignment; at the same time, two newspapers exemplify quality p...
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Automatyczna analiza dyskursu medycznego Automated analysis of medical discourse Streszczenie Wstęp. Język i styl artykułów medycznych publikowanych w czasopismach naukowych jest rzadko podejmowanym tematem badań. Niniejsze studium ma na celu przeprowadzenie wstępnej automatycznej ewaluacji tekstów medycznych i opisanie dyskursu medycznego pod wz...
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The paper describes lexical bundles (Biber 1996) occurring in research medical texts. Two corpora of medical texts are used to analyse lexical bundles both qualitatively and quantitatively: a corpus of articles published in Polish journals and a corpus of texts published in British journals (largely in the British Medical Journal). The investigatio...
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The aim of the paper is to show the applicability of corpus– driven methodology to media discourse analysis. Theoretically, the study assumes that the semantic meaning of a lexical item is emergent and distributed, i.e. it resides in the word under investigation as well as the collocations with which it co–occurs. Methodologically, the analysis is...
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Tytuł: Podejścia dyskursywne w teorii (nie)grzeczności Title: Discursive approaches in theory of (im)politeness The paper presents recent approaches to politeness and impoliteness studies. Drawing on the classical models of politeness proposed by Brown and Levinson (1978), Lakoff (1973) and Leech (1983) as well as Goffman's theory of face, it focus...

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