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Corpus Linguistics for Online Communication provides an instructive and practical guide to conducting research using methods in corpus linguistics in studies of various forms of online communication. Offering practical exercises and drawing on original data taken from online interactions, this book:
Corpus Linguistics for Online Communication supports researchers and students in generating high quality, applied research and is essential reading for those studying and researching in this area.
"Collins has produced an extremely useful and practical resource for understanding how to use corpora to explore online communication. This book provides invaluable insight into not only the design and analysis of corpora, but also the technical and ethical considerations at stake. It is a very welcome addition to the area."
Dr Michele Zappavigna, University of New South Wales, Australia
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1 What is corpus linguistics?
2 Designing and building corpora
3 Analysing corpora
4 Online communication: corpus approaches
5 Business and organisational communication online: the Dukki Facebook corpus
6 Online learning platforms: the Nottingham Online Business Learner English (NOBLE) corpus
7 Online user comments: A corpus of the responses to news on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
8 Dating apps: A Tinder corpus
9 Corpus linguistics in perspective
Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides provide accessible and practical introductions to using corpus linguistic methods in key sub-fields within linguistics. Corpus linguistics is one of the most dynamic and rapidly developing areas in the field of language studies, and use of corpora is an important part of modern linguistic research. Books in this series provide the ideal guide for students and researchers using corpus data for research and study in a variety of subject areas.
This series was co-founded by Ronald Carter (1947-2018).
If you are interested in contributing to this series, please contact the Series Editors, Michael McCarthy and Anne O’Keeffe (Anne.OKeeffe@mic.ul.ie).