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Name: Hans  Lindquist
Institution: Malmö University
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State and/or Country: Sweden   
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 1989. English Adverbials in Translation. A Corpus Study of Swedish Renderings. (Lund Studies in English 80). Lund: Lund University Press.

2003.(ed. with Christian Mair). Corpus approaches to grammaticalization in English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Corpus Approaches to Grammaticalization in English
 Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English
Academic Paper Abstract: Learning English grammar with a corpus: Experimenting with concordancing in a university grammar course

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