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Studies in English Language : English Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction - Charles F. Meyer

Studies in English Language

English Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction

Paperback Published: 19th August 2002
ISBN: 9780521004909
Number Of Pages: 188

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This step-by-step guide to creating and analyzing linguistic corpora discusses the role that corpus linguistics plays in linguistic theory. It demonstrates that corpora have proven to be very useful resources for linguists who believe that their theories and descriptions of English should be based on real rather than contrived data. The author shows how to collect and computerize data for inclusion in a corpus and how to annotate and conduct a linguistic analysis once the corpus has been created.

'... a very welcome addition to the range of corpus linguistic publications. It offers the beginner a brief yet valuable introduction to the basic aims and - especially - the research procedures of corpus linguistics and thus serves a real need.' International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English

Preface
Corpus analysis and linguistic theory
Planning the construction of a corpus
Collecting and computerising data
Annotating a corpus
Analysing a corpus
Future prospects in corpus linguistics
Appendices
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521004909
ISBN-10: 052100490X
Series: Studies in English Language
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 19th August 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.8  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.31

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