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María del Rosario Lendínez Robayo


By definition, man is a social being who interacts with peers either by necessity as a hobby, which determines its relations with the group and it is shaping it. The way this communication is expressed is vitally important to the educational community regarding the acquisition and the transmission of knowledge is determined by how they are expressed in the written texts, and this is even more relevant to the literary field. My aim in this report is to study the main approaches to the way of expressing communication from the use of different type of verbs, including the linguistic forms, discursive procedures of the expression, and communicative activity types. In order to do that, I have studied constructions with and without verba dicendi collected in the Corpus of Spanish and English languages, and constructions posted on various publications, novels, etc, written in both languages, to establish relevant comparison between the uses of each other.

I am particularly concerned with communicative construction, which presupposes interaction with others, and what I am trying to determine is how often happen these constructions, is it common or isolated cases?


Key words: Communicative constructions, verba dicendi, verbs of communication, quotative constructions, language use.

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María del Rosario Lendínez Robayo, Universidad de Córdoba

Alumna egresada de la UCO: Diplomada en Profesorado de EGB por la UCO, licenciada en Psicopedagogía por la UNED, y Máster de Inglés para la Cualificación Profesional por la UCO.


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