English Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction

English Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction

by Charles F. Meyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521808790

ISBN-13: 9780521808798

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521808798
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Series:
Studies in English Language Series
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Corpus analysis and linguistic theory; 2. Planning the construction of a corpus; 3. Collecting and computerising data; 4. Annotating a corpus; 5. Analysing a corpus; 6. Future prospects in corpus linguistics; Appendices; References; Index.

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