Corpus Linguistics

Corpus Linguistics : A Short Introduction

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This readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of corpus linguistics. The first section of the book introduces the key concepts in corpus linguistics and provides a brief history of the discipline. The second section expands the study of language and shows how corpus linguistics can advance our study of words and meaning, the benefits of studying the corpora, and how meaning can best be conceptualised. Explaining corpus linguistics in easy to understand terms, and including a glossary and suggestions for further reading, this book will be useful to students trying to get a grasp on this subject.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 138 x 210 x 14mm | 222.26g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0826494811
  • 9780826494818
  • 660,169

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"This book without a doubt is appealing for everybody interested in lexicography who wants to know how corpus linguistic can be used in lexicology and who ideally has some background knowledge about corpus linguistics." Randall Eggert, The Linguist List"--Sanford Lakoff

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About Wolfgang Teubert

Wolfgang Teubert is Professor of Corpus Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. Anna Cermakova is at the Centre for Corpus Linguistics, University of Birmingham.

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