Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login

New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Style, Mediation, and Change

Edited by Janus Mortensen, Nikolas Coupland, and Jacob Thogersen

Style, Mediation, and Change "Offers a coherent view of style as a unifying concept for the sociolinguistics of talking media."


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Intonation and Prosodic Structure

By Caroline Féry

Intonation and Prosodic Structure "provides a state-of-the-art survey of intonation and prosodic structure."


The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world. LINGUIST is a free resource, run by linguistics students and faculty, and supported by your donations. Please support LINGUIST List during the 2017 Fund Drive.

Summary Details


Query:   for Query 11.13:English Word Frequency
Author:  Jean Wang
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Summary:   SUM: ENGLISH WORD FREQUENCY

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL WHO RESPONDED TO MY REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON
ENGLISH WORD FREQUENCY. THEY ARE (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER) AARON LAWSON,
CHRIS BECKWITH, CHRISTOPHER HOGAN, BETTY PHILLIPS, SUSANNE BORGWALDT, MARK
SHARP. THE FOLLOWING IS THE SUMMARY:

AARON LAWSON ADL6@CORNELL.EDU IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF CORNELL
UNIVERSITY'S SPOKEN NORTH AMERICAN ENGLISH PILOT CORPUS PROJECT. CURRENTLY
THEIR INFORMATION IS NOT ACCESSIBLE ON THE WEB BUT AARON LAWSON HAS KINDLY
HELPED ME TO SOLVE MY PROBLEMS.

CHRIS BECKWITH RECOMMENDED THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:
WWW.ITRI.BRIGHTON.AC.UK/~ADAM.KILGARRIFF/BNC-README.HTML

CHRISTOPHER HOGAN COMPLING@JUNO.COM THINKS THAT NOWADAYS WORD FREQUENCIES
CAN BE EASILY PRODUCED FROM AVAILABLE CORPORA AND IT IS NOOT LIKELY THAT
LISTS OF WORD FREQUENCIES WOULD BE PUBLISHED. (MAYBE THAT'S WHY WE CANNOT
FIND THE LATEST WORD FREQUENCY LISTS PUBLISHED.)

SUSANNE BORGWALDT BORGWALD@PSY.UVA.NL RECOMMENDED THE CELEX-DATABASE WITH
FREQUENCY INFORMATION FOR ENGLISH, DUTCH AND GERMAN:
HTTP://WWW.KUN.NL/CELEX

MARK SHARP INDICATED THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF READING LINGUISTICS DEPT HAS
A COMPUTER CORPUS, AND THAT A FREQUENCY LIST MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED FROM
IT.
HE PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING E-MAIL ADDRESS: S.C.ARNFIELD@READING.AC.UK.

BETTY PHILLIPS REMINDED ME OF A PREVIOUS SUMMARY THAT WAS POSTED ON
LINGUIST LIST IN FEBRUARY 1998.

THANKS AGAIN TO ALL WHO KINDLY RESPONDED TO MY REQUEST.

BEST REGARDS,

JEAN WANG, DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS, SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
JXWANG@SFU.CA

LL Issue: 11.163
Date Posted: 25-Jan-2000
Original Query: Read original query