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Pang, Jixian and Fang Chen. 2018. Evaluation in English earnings conference calls: a corpus-assisted contrastive study. Text & Talk 38 (4) : 411–434.
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De Gruyter


An earnings conference call is a hybrid genre of reporting and promotional discourses in which assessment plays a significant role. Employing data from two self-built corpora, this study examines the frequency and functions of evaluation in English earnings conference calls issued by Chinese companies and international companies.