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LINGUIST List 24.2394

Tue Jun 11 2013

Summer Schools: Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics, UCL

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Jun-2013
From: Bas Aarts <ucleseuucl.ac.uk>
Subject: Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics, UCL/ London, UK
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Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics, UCL/ London, UK

Host Institution: University College London
Coordinating Institution: University College London
Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english-usage/summer-school/

Dates: 27-Aug-2013 - 29-Aug-2013
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: The Survey of English Usage at University College London (UCL)
will be running a three-day summer school in English Corpus Linguistics
from Tuesday 27 August – Thursday 29 August.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate


Special Qualifications:
A basic knowledge of English grammar is essential.


Description:
The Summer School is a primer in corpus linguistics for students of the
English language with a focus on English syntax. It is designed to be both
accessible and inspiring! You will be taught at University College London in
the heart of Central London by world-class researchers based in the Survey
of English Usage. Places are limited. Be sure to book early.


Course(s) Offered:

An Introduction to English Corpus Linguistics
Bas Aarts
Introducing ICE-GB and DCPSE and their Functionality
Bas Aarts and Rachele de Felice
Practical Session
Seth Mehl
Searching the Corpus: Wildcards, FTFs and Combining Queries
Bas Aarts and Sean Wallis
Corpus Linguistics Methodology
Bas Aarts
Simple Statistics for Corpus Linguistics
Sean Wallis
Quantity and Quality: Large Corpora and Specialised Corpora
Rachele de Felice

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics


Subject Languages: English

Tuition: 210.00 GBP

Registration: 11-Jun-2013 to 20-Aug-2013

Contact Person: Christine Bowles
Phone: (00) 44 20 7679 3119
Fax: n/a
Email: ucleseuucl.ac.uk

Apply by Email: ucleseuucl.ac.uk
Apply on the web: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english-usage/summer-school/ssecl.pdf

Registration Instructions:
Please print out and complete the application form (PDF) and send it to the
application address.
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