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How Gender Affects the Use of Organizational Discourse Markers in Popular-Science Discourse (Based on TED talks)

The article deals with the use of English organizational discourse markers which provide compositional and logical cohesion and integrity of the narration in spoken popular-science genre of TED talks. It is proved that on the level of speech organization male and female speakers using discourse markers demonstrate more similarities than differences.

The Effect of the Scientific and Popular Science Discourse on the Basic Cognitive Level

The article focuses on lexical units with the meaning of physical perception that presumably are able to produce a certain effect on the recipient of the information, and on their special feature of functioning in the scientific and popular science discourse. The most numerous units belong to the group of visual perception; the units unconnected with a specific channel of perception are also popular.