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Title: English Corpus Linguistics
Subtitle: An Introduction
Written By: Charles F. Meyer
Series Title: Studies in English Language

English Corpus Linguistics is a step-by-step guide to creating and analyzing linguistic corpora. It begins with a discussion of the role that corpus linguistics plays in linguistic theory, demonstrating that corpora have proven to be very useful resources for linguists who believe that their theories and descriptions of English should be based on real rather than contrived data. Charles F. Meyer goes on to describe how to plan the creation of a corpus, how to collect and computerize data for inclusion in a corpus, how to annotate the data that are collected, and how to conduct a corpus analysis of a completed corpus. The book concludes with an overview of the future challenges that corpus linguists face to make both the creation and analysis of corpora much easier undertakings than they currently are. Clearly organized and accessibly written, this book will appeal to students of linguistics and English language.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 052100490X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
Prices: U.S. $ 22.00
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521808790
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
Prices: U.S. $ 60.00
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