Corpora and Language Education

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Springer, Jan 15, 2012 - Education - 347 pages
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Corpora and Language Education critically examines 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 the fields of professional communication, teacher education, translation studies, lexicography, literature, critical discourse analysis, and forensic linguistics. The book also presents a series of corpus-based case studies illustrating central themes and best practices in the field.
 

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Contents

The Nexus of Corpus Linguistics Text linguistics and Sociolinguistics
79
Applications of Corpora in Research and Teaching Arenas
129
Resources
271
References
282
Glossary
320
Author Index
325
Subject Index
332
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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.