The BNC Handbook

The authors explain how to use large language corpora in explanatory learning and English languages teaching and research. They focus on the largest corpus of spoken and written data compiled (the BNC) and on the search tool SARA.

Author: Guy Aston


ISBN: UOM:39015045640730

Category: Foreign Language Study

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The authors explain how to use large language corpora in explanatory learning and English languages teaching and research. They focus on the largest corpus of spoken and written data compiled (the BNC) and on the search tool SARA.
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The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics

Aston, G. and Burnard, L. (1998) The BNC Handbook: Exploring the British National Corpus with SARA. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Meyer, C. (2002) English Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University ...

Author: Anne O'Keeffe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135153625

Category: Education

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The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics provides a timely overview of a dynamic and rapidly growing area with a widely applied methodology. Through the electronic analysis of large bodies of text, corpus linguistics demonstrates and supports linguistic statements and assumptions. In recent years it has seen an ever-widening application in a variety of fields: computational linguistics, discourse analysis, forensic linguistics, pragmatics and translation studies. Bringing together experts in the key areas of development and change, the handbook is structured around six themes which take the reader through building and designing a corpus to using a corpus to study literature and translation. A comprehensive introduction covers the historical development of the field and its growing influence and application in other areas. Structured around five headings for ease of reference, each contribution includes further reading sections with three to five key texts highlighted and annotated to facilitate further exploration of the topics. The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics is the ideal resource for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates.
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Teaching and Learning by Doing Corpus Analysis

References Aston, G./L. Burnard (1998), The BNC Handbook, Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP. Berglund, Y. (1999), “Exploiting a Large Spoken Corpus: An End-User's Way to the BNC,” International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 4:1, 29-52.


Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004334236

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 396

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A Practical Handbook of Corpus Linguistics

As discussed above, Gardner and Davies (2014) assessed the coverage provided by their Academic Vocabulary List (AVL) in the corpus from which it was extracted as well as in an academic subcorpus from the BNC, and found it to ...

Author: Magali Paquot

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030462161

Category: Philosophy

Page: 686

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This handbook is a comprehensive practical resource on corpus linguistics. It features a range of basic and advanced approaches, methods and techniques in corpus linguistics, from corpus compilation principles to quantitative data analyses. The Handbook is organized in six Parts. Parts I to III feature chapters that discuss key issues and the know-how related to various topics around corpus design, methods and corpus types. Parts IV-V aim to offer a user-friendly introduction to the quantitative analysis of corpus data: for each statistical technique discussed, chapters provide a practical guide with R and come with supplementary online material. Part VI focuses on how to write a corpus linguistic paper and how to meta-analyze corpus linguistic research. The volume can serve as a course book as well as for individual study. It will be an essential reading for students of corpus linguistics as well as experienced researchers who want to expand their knowledge of the field.
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The Handbook of English Linguistics

An excellent starting point for further reading are the contributions in recent handbooks dedicated to the methodology, for example, ... The BNC handbook: Exploring the British national corpus with SARA. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University ...

Author: Bas Aarts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119540564

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 704

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Second edition of this popular Handbook bringing together stimulating discussions of core English linguistics topics in a single, authoritative volume—includes numerous new and thoroughly updated chapters The second edition of the popular Handbook of English Linguistics brings together stimulating discussions of the core topics in English linguistics in a single, authoritative volume. Written by an international team of experts, the chapters cover syntax, methodology, phonetics and phonology, lexis and morphology, variation, stylistics, and discourse, and also provide discussions of theoretical and descriptive research in the field. The revised edition includes new and updated chapters on English Corpus Linguistics, experimental approaches, complements and adjuncts, English phonology and morphology, lexicography, and more. In-depth yet accessible chapters introduce key areas of English linguistics, discuss relevant research, and suggest future research directions. An important academic contribution to the field, this book: Presents thirty-two in-depth, yet accessible, chapters that discuss new research findings across the field, written by both established and emerging scholars from around the world Builds upon the very successful first edition, published in 2006 Incorporates new trends in English linguistics, including digital research methods and theoretical advances in all subfields Suggests future research directions The Handbook of English Linguistics, 2nd Edition is an essential reference work for researchers and students working in the field of English language and linguistics.
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Manuals Combined Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineering Handbook 2013 2012 1999 1997 Plus Principles of Naval Weapons Systems Satellites And Radar Fundamentals

7mm - 3.5mm plug BNC (OSB) - The BNC (Bayonet Neill-Concelman or Bayonet Navy Connector) was originally designed for military system applications during World War II. The connector operates best at frequencies up to about 4 GHz; ...


Publisher: Jeffrey Frank Jones




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Over 3.400 total pages ... Includes: Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineering Handbook, 2013, 455 pages Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineering Handbook, 2012, 399 pages Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineering Handbook, 1999, 287 pages Electronic Warfare and Radar Systems Engineering Handbook, 1997, 602 pages Electronic Warfare Fundamentals, 2000, 351 pages Radar Fundamentals Student Guide Volume II, no date, 355 pages Principles of Naval Weapons Systems, no date, 351 pages Electronic Warfare, U.S. Marine Corps, 2002, 73 pages Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 6-22, Communications and Information Systems, 1999, 146 pages Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 6-22D, Field Antenna Handbook, 1999, 146 pages, 192 pages Plan / Design / Layout Of Satellite Communication Systems, 1994, 169 pages
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Pragmatics Linguistics Language and Literature

The BNC handbook: Exploring the British National corpus with SARA. Edinburgh: EUP. Barnbrook, Geoff. (1996). Language and computers. Edinburgh: EUP.Biber, D. (1988). Variation across speech and writing. Cambridge: CUP.

Author: Josef Schmied

Publisher: Cuvillier Verlag

ISBN: 9783736961425

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 374

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Prof. Emmanuel Efurosibina Adegbija was, at the time of his death in 2005, the first and the only Professor of English Language in the Department of English in the University of Ilorin in Nigeria. As a lecturer, researcher and professor, he had mentored many students and academics and had made a mark in international scholarship. Adegbija had been the acclaimed forerunner of the pragmasociolinguistic approach to the study of language; his publications on language attitudes in sub-Saharan Africa as well as on aspects of the lexico-semantics of Nigerian English, have continued to be regarded as basic texts in the disciplines. This volume of essays celebrates his scholarship and legacy. Contributed by language, linguistic and literary scholars, the essays in the collection cover a wide range of issues in core and applied linguistics. Some of the essays pick up the discussion on issues relating to colonial language dominance and language attitudes in Africa, while some examine syntactic, semantic and rhetorical aspects of indigenous Nigerian languages and African literatures. The book’s thrust is interdisciplinary. It will undoubtedly appeal to a cross-section of scholars in pragmatics, linguistics, applied linguistics, language and literature.
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Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory

1.2 Gonna and going to in the BNC : An overall survey In the BNC as a whole there are 29,414 occurrences of going to ... by using the BNCweb , and do not always match the figures quoted in the BNC manual ( Burnard 1995 ) or BNC Handbook ...

Author: Christian Mair

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042014938

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 395

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From being the occupation of a marginal (and frequently marginalised) group of researchers, the linguistic analysis of machine-readable language corpora has moved to the mainstream of research on the English language. In this process an impressive body of results has accumulated which, over and above the intrinsic descriptive interest it holds for students of the English language, forces a major and systematic re-thinking of foundational issues in linguistic theory. Corpus linguistics and linguistic theory was accordingly chosen as the motto for the twentieth annual gathering of ICAME, the International Computer Archive of Modern/ Medieval English, which was hosted by the University of Freiburg (Germany) in 1999. The present volume, which presents selected papers from this conference, thus builds on previous successful work in the computer-aided description of English and at the same time represents an attempt at stock-taking and methodological reflection in a linguistic subdiscipline that has clearly come of age.Contributions cover all levels of linguistic description - from phonology/ prosody, through grammar and semantics to discourse-analytical issues such as genre or gender-specific linguistic usage. They are united by a desire to further the dialogue between the corpus-linguistic community and researchers working in other traditions. Thereby, the atmosphere ranges from undisguised skepticism (as expressed by Noam Chomsky in an interview which is part of the opening contribution by Bas Aarts) to empirically substantiated optimism (as, for example, in Bernadette Vine's significantly titled contribution Getting things done).
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Twenty Years of Learner Corpus Research Looking Back Moving Ahead

The BNC Handbook: Exploring the British National Corpus. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Athanasiadou, A. & Dirven, R. (1997). Conditionality, hypotheticality, counterfactuality. In A. Athanasiadou & R. Dirven (eds) On ...

Author: Sylviane Granger

Publisher: Presses universitaires de Louvain

ISBN: 9782875581990

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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This proceedings volume covers issues of learner corpus design, collection and annotation and contains reports on various aspects of (written and spoken) learner interlanguage as well as design of learner-corpus-informed tools.
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What s in a Word list

11 No claim is made here that the BNC texts are themselves complete; this is recognized by Aston and Burnard: G. Aston and L. Burnard, The BNC Handbook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998), p. 28. Chapter 7 Keywords and Moral ...

Author: Dawn Archer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134761487

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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The frequency with which particular words are used in a text can tell us something meaningful both about that text and also about its author because their choice of words is seldom random. Focusing on the most frequent lexical items of a number of generated word frequency lists can help us to determine whether all the texts are written by the same author. Alternatively, they might wish to determine whether the most frequent words of a given text (captured by its word frequency list) are suggestive of potentially meaningful patterns that could have been overlooked had the text been read manually. This edited collection brings together cutting-edge research written by leading experts in the field on the construction of word-lists for the analysis of both frequency and keyword usage. Taken together, these papers provide a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the most exciting research being conducted in this subject.
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