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  • Converging Evidenceby Doris Schönefeld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The volume argues for the use of multi-methodological strategies in linguistic research. In its lead chapter, in addition, the thorny issue of phenomenological pluralism is explored in detail. From a usage-based perspective, the individual chapters demonstrate methodological pluralism in the investigation of meaning, language acquisition, and discourse.... more...

  • Corpora and Language Educationby Dr Lynne Flowerdew

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 37.00

    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. more...

  • Corpus-Based Perspectives in Linguisticsby Yuji Kawaguchi; Toshihiro Takagaki; Nobuo Tomimori; Yoichiro Tsuruga

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    UBLI has conducted field surveys since 2002 and built spoken language corpora for French, Spanish, Italian (Salentino dialect), Russian, Malaysian, Turkish, Japanese, and Canadian multilinguals. This volume features new research presented at the UBLI second workshop on Corpus Linguistics ? Research Domain , which was held on September 14, 2006. The... more...

  • Corpus Linguisticsby Antoinette Renouf; Andrew Kehoe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 131.60

    Throughout history, linguists and literary scholars have been impelled by curiosity about particular linguistic or literary phenomena to seek to observe them in action in original texts. The fruits of each earlier enquiry in turn nourish the desire to continue to acquire knowledge, through further observation of newer linguistic facts. As time goes... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics. Volume 1by Anke Lüdeling

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 377.00

    This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken, written, or multimodal corpora serve as the basis for quantitative and qualitative research on many questions of linguistic interest. The volume comprises 61 articles by internationally renowned experts. They sketch the history of corpus linguistics and its relationship... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics. Volume 2by Anke Lüdeling

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 377.00

    This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken, written, and multimodal corpora serve as the bases for quantitative and qualitative research on many issues of linguistic interest. The two volumes together comprise 61 articles by renowned experts from around the world. They sketch the history of corpus linguistics... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics at Workby Elena Tognini-Bonelli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 149.00

    The book offers a combined discussion of the main theoretical, methodological and application issues related to corpus work. Thus, starting from the definition of what is a corpus and why reading a corpus calls for a different methodology from reading a text, the underlying assumptions behind corpus work are discussed. The two main approaches to corpus... more...

  • Corpus Perspectives on Patterns of Lexisby Hilde Hasselgård; Jarle Ebeling; Signe Oksefjell Ebeling

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This paper sets out to explore and evaluate several corpus search methods that are applied to uncover linguistic devices expressing ‘quantity approximation’ in a corpus of business English from an onomasiological perspective. The study is carried out within the framework of a project exploring quantity approximation in various business... more...

  • Corpus Studies in Contrastive Linguisticsby Stefania Marzo; Kris Heylen; Gert De Sutter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 120.00

    Contrastive Linguistics, like other linguistic disciplines, is becoming more and more data-oriented, relying increasingly on the statistical analysis of corpus data to reveal and investigate the similarities and dissimilarities between languages. The volume Corpus Studies in Contrastive Linguistics illustrates this current trend with a representative... more...

  • Corpus-based Analyses of the Problem?Solution Patternby Lynne Flowerdew

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 143.00

    This book reports research on the Problem-Solution rhetorical pattern, which has to date received very little attention in corpus-based studies. Insights from genre analysis and systemic-functional grammar are also applied to the analysis of the Problem-Solution pattern, thus moving towards a more multi-faceted analysis of corpus data. The pattern... more...