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Wendy Anderson - Exploring English with Online Corpora - 9781137438096 - V9781137438096
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Exploring English with Online Corpora

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Description for Exploring English with Online Corpora Paperback. This interactive guide to the use of online corpora will be invaluable for teachers and students of English. It demonstrates how to use online corpora and text analysis software to understand different aspects of language, and to formulate and test your own research hypotheses, using data from online corpora as evidence. Num Pages: 264 pages, 33 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFK; CFX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155. .
This is an essential guide to using digital resources in the study of English language and linguistics. Assuming no prior experience, it introduces the fundamentals of online corpora and equips readers with the skills needed to search and interpret corpus data. Later chapters focus on specific elements of linguistic analysis, namely vocabulary, grammar, discourse and pronunciation. Examples from five major online corpora illustrate key issues to consider in corpus analysis, while case studies and activities help students get to grips with the wide range of resources that are available and select those that best suit their needs. ... Read more

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About Wendy Anderson
Wendy Anderson is Reader in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests lie in corpus linguistics, semantics, metaphor and intercultural language education. Between 2004 and 2008 she was a researcher for the Scottish Corpus of Texts & Speech and Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing projects, led by John Corbett. More recently, between 2012 and 2016, ... Read more

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Praise for the first edition: 'This introductory textbook does an amazing job of covering a lot of territory in a very accessible manner for a wide range of readers, with well thought-out, engaging activities. Ideal for a variety of applied linguistics courses as well as for those studying corpus linguistics.' - Randi Reppen, Northern Arizona University, USA 'Anderson & Corbett ... Read more

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