The John Swales Conference Corpus
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The John Swales Conference Corpus (JSCC) is a collection of transcripts from an academic conference held in honour of John Swales hosted by the English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of Michigan (U-M), Ann Arbor in June 2006. JSCC contains both lectures and question and answer sessions, amounting to around 100,000 words.
The recommended JSCC citation is: John Swales Conference Corpus (2009). Ann Arbor, MI: The Regents of the University of Michigan.
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