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LINGUIST List 25.471

Tue Jan 28 2014

Summer Schools: Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics/London, United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <gosialinguistlist.org>

Date: 28-Jan-2014
From: Bas Aarts <ucleseuucl.ac.uk>
Subject: Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics/London, United Kingdom
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Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics

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

Dates: 07-Jul-2014 - 09-Jul-2014
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: The Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics is an introductory course in corpus linguistics for students of the English language which is designed to be accessible and inspiring!

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Special Qualifications:
Students are expected to have a basic knowledge of English linguistics and grammar.

Description:
The Survey of English Usage at University College London (UCL) will be running a three-day Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics from Monday, 7 July 2014 till Wednesday, 9 July 2014. You will be taught at University College London (UCL) 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.

Provisional program

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

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Languages: English

Tuition: 275.00 GBP

Tuition Explanation: Early registration fee (until 30 April): GBP 275
After 1 May 2014: GBP 325.
Students in full-time education will receive a free copy of either the ICE-GB or DCPSE corpus with the associated exploration software.


Registration: 28-Jan-2014 to 07-Jul-2014

Contact Person: Survey of English Usage UCL
Phone: 442076793119
Email: ucleseuucl.ac.uk

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

Registration Instructions:
A booking form is available on the website.
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