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Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author provides a step-by-step guide on how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions and topics such as:
Featuring case studies and tasks throughout, Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary provides a clear and accessible guide and is essential reading for students and teachers wanting to understand, appreciate and conduct corpus-based research in vocabulary studies.
Chapter 1 What is corpus linguistics?
Chapter 2 Corpus analysis: tools and statistics
Chapter 3 What is vocabulary: terminology, conceptualizations and research issues
Chapter 4 Frequency and vocabulary
Chapter 5 Corpora, phraseology and formulaic language
Chapter 6 Corpora and teaching vocabulary
Chapter 7 Corpora and learner vocabulary
Chapter 8 Specialized corpora and vocabulary
Chapter 9 Discourse, pragmatics and vocabulary
Chapter 10 Summary and research projects
Commentary on Tasks
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).