The Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics Series is a series of monograph studies exhibiting cutting-edge research in the field of corpus linguistics.
Corpus linguistics is one of the most dynamic and rapidly developing areas of the field of language studies and it is difficult to see a future for empirical language research where results are not replicable by reference to corpus data. The aim of the series is to showcase the latest research in the field of applied language studies where corpus findings are at the forefront of the research.
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 ([email protected]).
Native and Non-Native Teacher Talk in the EFL Classroom A Corpus-informed Study
Corpus Linguistics and Cross-Disciplinary Action Research A Study of Talk in the Mathematics Classroom
Corpus Linguistics and the Analysis of Sociolinguistic Change Language Variety and Ideology in Advertising
The Language of Patient Feedback A Corpus Linguistic Study of Online Health Communication
The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community Survival Communication
By Eric Nicaise
May 30, 2022
Native and Non-Native Teacher Talk in the EFL Classroom explores and compares the linguistic features of native and non-native English teacher talk with the aid of corpus linguistics. Setting aside the wide range of audio and video materials available, the EFL teacher is in many instances the main ...
By Anna Islentyeva
April 29, 2022
Corpus-Based Analysis of Ideological Bias presents research combining a range of corpus-linguistic techniques which are employed to analyse how migration discourse is (re)constructed in the contemporary British press. Two specialised corpora containing 1,000 news reports, editorials, and opinion ...
By Joanna Baumgart
November 30, 2021
In this book, Joanna Baumgart offers a detailed and innovative account of how a mixed methods approach, combining corpus linguistics and discourse analysis, can shed light on educational practice. Corpus Linguistics and Cross-Disciplinary Action Research is based on a 22,000-word corpus of ...
By Niall Curry
June 29, 2021
Academic Writing and Reader Engagement offers a concise linguistic description of the use and functions of questions in English, French and Spanish and discusses their value to the teaching of academic writing. This book: Enables a better understanding of how writers engage readers in academic...
By Paul Thompson, Susan Hunston
December 11, 2019
Interdisciplinary Research Discourse: Corpus Investigations into Environment Journals provides cutting-edge insights into the nature of communication in interdisciplinary research domains. Using a corpus of nearly 12,000 articles taken from 11 journals, this book addresses the key questions ...
By Angela Farrell
November 14, 2019
Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers illustrates the key principles and practical guidelines for the design and exploitation of corpora for classroom-based research. Focusing on the nature of the spoken English used by L2 teachers, which serves as an implicit target model ...
By Joan O'Sullivan
October 29, 2019
Corpus Linguistics and the Analysis of Sociolinguistic Change demonstrates how particular styles and varieties of language are chosen and represented in the media, to reveal changing language ideologies and sociolinguistic change. Drawing on a corpus of ads broadcast on an Irish radio station ...
By Carolina P. Amador-Moreno
July 30, 2019
Shortlisted for the 2020 ESSE Book Award in English Language and Linguistics Orality in Written Texts provides a methodologically and theoretically innovative study of change in Irish English in the period 1700-1900. Focusing in on a time during which Ireland became overwhelmingly English-speaking,...
By Paul Baker, Gavin Brookes, Craig Evans
April 04, 2019
The Language of Patient Feedback provides a unique insight into a diverse range of issues related to healthcare. Through the comprehensive and detailed interrogation of 29 million words of online patient feedback on the NHS in England, as well as 11 million words of responses to the feedback from ...
By Kieran Harrington
March 23, 2018
The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community analyses the interactions of immigrants within an Irish reception centre for asylum seekers to highlight the instinctive resourcefulness of people who are faced with the challenge of communicating when there is no common ...
By Ivor Timmis
August 25, 2017
Historical Research on Spoken Language: Corpus Perspectives uses historical sources to discuss continuity and change in spoken language. Based on two corpora compiled using data from sociological and anthropological studies of Victorian London and 1930s Bolton, the author shows how historical ...
By Christian Jones, Shelley Byrne, Nicola Halenko
August 16, 2017
Successful Spoken English demonstrates how spoken learner corpora can be used to define and explore the constituents of successful spoken English. Taking the approach that language learners can speak effectively whilst still using some non-standard forms, this book: Examines databases of ...