The data were gathered in five different European universities, in Ireland, England, The Netherlands and Sweden. For further details, click on the following link:
The participants were asked to complete two questionnaires, one before and one after the recording was made. For more specific details about the questionnaires, click on the link below:
The aim was to record ten minutes’ conversation between each lecturer and student. Click on the following link for further details:
Identifying metaphors in the corpus
Our basic procedure to identify metaphors in EuroCoAT followed the metaphor identification procedure developed by the Pragglejaz Group (2007):
- Pragglejaz Group (2007) “MIP: A method for identifying metaphorically used words in discourse”. Metaphor and Symbol 22(1), pp. 1–39.