• Connectors in the argumentative writing of Norwegian novice writers 

      Rørvik, Sylvi; Egan, Thomas Laurence (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This paper investigates the use of two categories of connectors, i.e. coordinating conjunctions and adverbial conjuncts, in argumentative texts written in English by Norwegian novice writers. These are compared to texts ...
    • Non-representativeness in corpora: perils, pitfalls and challenges 

      Egan, Thomas Laurence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This article presents and discusses some problems of representativeness that the author has encountered in over twenty years of corpus-based research. It argues that the inclusion in a general corpus of certain text types, ...
    • Passive permissives: Being let and allowed 

      Egan, Thomas Laurence (Chapter, 2018)
    • TELLING in English, Norwegian and French: A three-way contrast 

      Egan, Thomas Laurence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This paper presents the results of a study of double object constructions containing the cognate verbs English telland Norwegian fortelle, based on data from the English–Norwegian Parallel Corpus. The results show that ...
    • The FAIL TO construction: A contrastive perspective 

      Egan, Thomas Laurence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      This article considers the various senses of the English FAIL TO construction in the light of its Norwegian translation correspondences. This construction has been alleged to be in the process of grammaticalising ...