Corpus Linguistics with BNCweb – a Practical Guide

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Details zur Publikation

Autorinnen und Autoren: Hoffmann S, Evert S, Smith N, Lee D, Berglund Prytz Y
Verlag: Peter Lang
Verlagsort: Frankfurt am Main
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2008
Titel der Reihe: English Corpus Linguistics
Band: 6
ISBN: 978-3-631-56315-1
Sprache: Englisch


This book presents a richly illustrated, hands-on discussion of one of the fastest growing fields in linguistics today. The authors address key methodological issues in corpus linguistics, such as collocations, keywords and the categorization of concordance lines. They show how these topics can be explored step-by-step with BNCweb, a user-friendly web-based tool that supports sophisticated analyses of the 100-million-word British National Corpus. Indeed, the BNC and BNCweb have been described by Geoffrey Leech as “an unparalleled combination of facilities for finding out about the English language of the present day”. The book contains tasks and exercises, and is suitable for undergraduates, postgraduates and experienced corpus users alike.

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Evert, Stefan Prof. Dr.
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Hoffmann, S., Evert, S., Smith, N., Lee, D., & Berglund Prytz, Y. (2008). Corpus Linguistics with BNCweb – a Practical Guide. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Hoffmann, Sebastian, et al. Corpus Linguistics with BNCweb – a Practical Guide. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2008.


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