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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  • Paperback | 347 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 22mm | 557.92g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • XV, 347 p.
  • 1403998930
  • 9781403998934
  • 1,033,288

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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About Lynne Flowerdew

LYNNE FLOWERDEW teaches at the Hong Kong University for Science and Technology, Hong Kong. She specialises in corpora use in language for special purposes and has published widely in different areas of corpus linguistics.
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