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LINGUIST List 23.2101

Tue May 01 2012

Books: Corpus Applications in Applied Linguistics: Chau, Hyland, Handford (Eds)

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Date: 01-May-2012
From: Ellena Moriarty <Ellena.moriartybloomsbury.com>
Subject: Corpus Applications in Applied Linguistics: Chau, Hyland, Handford (Eds)
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Title: Corpus Applications in Applied Linguistics
Published: 2012
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
                http://www.continuumbooks.com

Book URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com/books/detail.aspx?BookId=159033&SubjectId=989&Subject2Id=872

Editor: Ken Hyland
Editor: Meng Huat Chau
Editor: Michael Handford
Hardback: ISBN: 1441107800 9781441107800 Pages: 272 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Abstract:

Corpus linguistics is one of the most exciting approaches to studies in
applied linguistics today. From its quantitative beginnings it has grown to
become an essential aspect of research methodology in a range of fields,
often combining with text analysis, CDA, pragmatics and organizational
studies to reveal important new insights about how language works.

This important new book of specially commissioned chapters by academics
from across the applied linguistics spectrum demonstrates the range and
rigour of corpus research in applied linguistics. The volume captures some of
the most stimulating and significant developments in the field, including
chapters on language teaching, institutional and professional discourse,
English as an International Language, translation, forensics and media
studies. As a result it goes beyond traditional, limited presentations of corpus
work and shows how corpora inform a diverse and growing number of applied
linguistic domains.

'We may not be too far away from the day when reference to corpus data is a
sine qua non for any linguistic description and investigation. This book
provides an astonishingly successful step in this direction. The book bristles
with powerful insights, good practical ideas, exciting theory-building,
exemplifying on every page the practice of applied linguistics at its very best.'
Professor Ronald Carter, School of English Studies, University of Nottingham

Contents: Part 1: Introduction \ Introduction Ken Hyland, Chau Meng Huat
and Michael Handford \ Part 2: Corpora and Institutional Uses of Language \
2. Professional Communication and Corpus Linguistics Michael Handford \ 3.
Corpora and Academic Discourse Ken Hyland \ 4. Corpora and Workplace
Discourse Almut Koester \ Part 3: Corpora in Applied Linguistics Domains \ 5.
Corpora and Translation Studies Sara Laviosa \ 6. Some Aspects of the Use
of Corpora in Forensic Linguistics John Olsson \ 7. Corpora and Gender
Studies Paul Baker \ 8. Corpora and Media Studies Anne O'Keeffe \ Part 4:
Corpora in New Spheres of Study \ 9. Corpora and ELF Barbara Seidlhofer \
10. Texting and Corpora Caroline Tagg \ 11. A Conceptual Model for
Segmenting and Annotating a Documentary Photograph Corpus Gu Yueguo \
Part 5. Corpora, Language Learning and Pedagogy \ 12. Learner Corpora and
Second Language Acquisition Chau Meng Huat \ 13. Corpora in the
Classroom: An Applied Linguistic Perspective Lynne Flowerdew \ 14. Corpora
and Materials Design Michael McCarthy and Jeanne McCarten \ Afterword
Susan Hunston \ Bibliography \ Index

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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