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Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

Series Editor: Tony McEnery, Michael Hoey

Corpus based linguistics is a dynamic area of linguistic research. The series aims to reflect the diversity of approaches to the subject, and thus to provides a forum for debate and detailed discussion of the various ways of building, exploiting and theorizing about the use of corpora in language studies.

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11-15 of 15 results in Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics
  1. The Discourse of Teaching Practice Feedback

    A Corpus-Based Investigation of Spoken and Written Modes

    By Fiona Farr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    In this book, Farr examines the spoken and written language of post-observation teaching-practice feedback on teacher education programs. To do so, she draws upon theories from discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and pragmatics to frame the analysis of feedback meetings and written tutor...

    Published July 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Swearing in English

    Bad Language, Purity and Power from 1586 to the Present

    By Tony McEnery

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Do men use bad language more than women? How do social class and the use of bad language interact? Do young speakers use bad language more frequently than older speakers? Using the spoken section of the British National Corpus, Swearing in English explores questions such as these and considers at...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Grammaticalization and English Complex Prepositions

    A Corpus-based Study

    By Sebastian Hoffmann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    What is a grammatical unit? How does grammatical structure evolve? How can we best investigate the mental representation of grammar? What is the connection between language use and language structure? This book aims to help answer such questions by presenting a detailed analysis of English...

    Published May 12th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Discourse Markers Across Languages

    A Contrastive Study of Second-Level Discourse Markers in Native and Non-Native Text with Implications for General and Pedagogic Lexicography

    By Siepmann Dirk

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book offers a corpus-based comparative study of an almost entirely unexplored set of multi-word lexical items serving pragmatic or text-structuring functions. Part One provides a descriptive account of multi-word discourse markers in written English, French and German, focussing on dicussion...

    Published March 16th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Antonymy

    A Corpus-Based Perspective

    By Steven Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female. Antonyms are a ubiquitous part of everyday language, and this book provides a detailed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon.This book demonstrates how traditional linguistic...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

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