Corpora and Language Education

Corpora and Language Education

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A critical examination of key concepts and issues in corpus linguistics, with a particular focus on the expanding interdisciplinary nature of the field and the role that written and spoken corpora now play in these different disciplines. It also presents a series of corpus-based case studies illustrating central themes and best practices.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 22mm | 557.92g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • biography
  • 1403998930
  • 9781403998934
  • 910,457

About Lynne Flowerdew

LYNNE FLOWERDEW teaches at the Hong Kong University for Science and Technology, Hong Kong. She specializes in corpora use in language for special purposes.

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Table of contents

General Editors' Preface Acknowledgments Glossary PART I: KEY CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES Definition, Purposes and Applications of Corpora Historical and Conceptual Background of Corpus Linguistics: Evolutionary, Revolutionary or Counter-Revolutionary? Approaches to Corpus Linguistics PART II: THE NEXUS OF CORPUS LINGUISTICS, TEXTLINGUISTICS AND SOCIOLINGUISTICS How is Corpus Linguistics Related to Textlinguistics? How is Corpus Linguistics Related to Sociolinguistics? PART III: APPLICATIONS OF CORPORA IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING ARENAS Applying Corpus Linguistics in Research Arenas Applying Corpus Linguistics in Teaching Arenas Research Cases PART IV: RESOURCES References Subject Index Author Index

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