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A Contrastive Study on Thematic Progression Patterns of Chinese and English Sports News in Newspapers

Author LiRui
Tutor PengShuang
School Northeast Normal University
Course Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords Sports News Thematic Progression Comparative analysis
CLC H315
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Thematic progression theory is a discourse structure can reflect the methods of analysis , and comparison of the language is to promote an effective means of language studies . Therefore, the author chose to Chinese and English newspapers and sports news as the research object , its thematic progression comparative analysis . In this paper, Halliday (MAK Halliday) based on the theory of thematic structure , and numerous domestic and foreign linguists thematic progression as a reference for Chinese and English newspapers and sports news for thematic progression quantitative comparative analysis . The analysis found that the two languages ​​newspaper sports news thematic progression in both the use of the same or different . Similarities are parallel -type in both languages ​​are the highest frequency of use , the continuation type are ranked second , summed propulsion type are the lowest ; difference is centralized and cross -type differences in the frequency of use . The reason we found the same result is mainly due to its style and article writing similar principles , caused mainly due to their different features of the language difference . Finally, the article also research results applied to foreign language teaching practice for foreign language teaching reading and writing some suggestions .

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