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Corpus Linguistics / Edition 2
     

Corpus Linguistics / Edition 2

by Tony McEnery, Andrew Wilson
 

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ISBN-10: 0748611657

ISBN-13: 9780748611652

Pub. Date: 07/25/2001

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Corpus Linguistics has quickly established itself as the leading undergraduate course book in the subject. This second edition takes full account of the latest developments in the rapidly changing field, making this the most up-to-date and comprehensive textbook available. It gives a step-by-step introduction to what a corpus is, how corpora are constructed, and

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Corpus Linguistics has quickly established itself as the leading undergraduate course book in the subject. This second edition takes full account of the latest developments in the rapidly changing field, making this the most up-to-date and comprehensive textbook available. It gives a step-by-step introduction to what a corpus is, how corpora are constructed, and what can be done with them. Each chapter ends with a section of study questions that contain practical corpus-based exercises.* Designed for student use, with all technical terms explained in the text and referenced further in a Glossary* Examples are taken from existing corpora; detailed case study chapter included* Contains end-of-chapter summaries, study questions and suggestions for further reading

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748611652
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
07/25/2001
Series:
Edinburgh Textbooks in Empirical Linguistics Series
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Early Corpus Linguistics and the Chomskyan RevolutionWhat is a Corpus and What is in It? Quantitative DataThe Use of Corpora in Language StudiesCorpora and Language EngineeringA Case Study: SublanguagesLooking Backwards, Looking Forwards

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