Session 1 – Recognising language functions ANSWERS


Matching exercise

See if you can you match the functional headings below with the textual extracts on the following pages (some of the texts have more than one function):

a) Function: comparison/contrast
b) Function: describing a process
c) Function: defining a term with ref. to literature
d) Function: reporting results in a table and comparing them
e) Function: exemplifying (giving examples of autoimmune diseases)
f) Function: giving background
g) Function: cause and effect (causes which affect lung function)
h) Function: describing a process/procedure
i) Function: classification
j) Function: literature review
k) Function: future work
l) Function: knowledge gap


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