Corpus Linguistics 25 Years on

Corpus Linguistics 25 Years on

by Brill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042021952
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Language and Computers Series , #62
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.94(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Roberta Facchinetti is Professor of English at the University of Verona, Italy. Her research field and publications are mainly concerned with language description textual analysis and pragmatics. This is done mostly by means of computerized corpora of both synchronic and diachronic English.

Table of Contents

Roberta FACCHINETTI: Introduction
1. Overviewing 25 years of corpus linguistic studies
Jan SVARTVIK: Corpus linguistics 25+ years on
Antoinette RENOUF: Corpus development 25 years on: from super-corpus to cyber-corpus
Stig JOHANSSON: Seeing through multilingual corpora
Anne WICHMANN: Corpora and spoken discourse
2. Descriptive studies in English syntax and semantics
Michael STUBBS: An example of frequent English phraseology: distributions, structures and functions
Ylva BERGLUND and Christopher WILLIAMS: The semantic properties of going to: distribution patterns in four subcorpora of the British National Corpus
Claudia CLARIDGE: The superlative in spoken English
Mark DAVIES: Semantically-based queries with a joint BNC/WordNet database
Solveig GRANATH: Size matters – or thus can meaningful structures be revealed in large corpora
Rolf KREYER: Inversion in modern written English: syntactic complexity, information status and the creative writer
David C. MINUGH: The filling in the sandwich: internal modification of idioms
Liesbeth De SMEDT, Lieselotte BREMS and Kristin DAVIDSE: NP-internal functions and extended uses of the ‘type’ nouns kind, sort, and type: towards a comprehensive, corpus-based description
3. Second Language Acquisition, parallel corpora and specialist corpora
Francesca BIANCHI and Roberto PAZZAGLIA: Student writing of research articles in a foreign language: metacognition and corpora
Ron COWAN and Michael LEESER: The structure of corpora in SLA research
Nadja NESSELHAUF: The path from learner corpus analysis to language pedagogy: some neglected issues
Josef SCHMIED: Exploiting the Corpus of East-African English
Makoto SHIMIZU and Masaki MURATA: Transitive verb plus reflexive pronoun/personal pronoun patterns in English and Japanese: using a Japanese-English parallel corpus
Cristiano FURIASSI and Knut HOFLAND: The retrieval of false anglicisms in newspaper texts
Kerstin LINDMARK, Johan NATT OCH DAG, Caroline WILLNERS: Lexical semantics for software requirements engineering – a corpus-based approach

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