Corpus Linguistics Products

  • Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech

    Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014

    Edited by Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Karin Aijmer

    Featuring contributions from an international team of leading and up-and-coming scholars, this innovative volume provides a comprehensive sociolinguistic picture of current spoken British English based on the Spoken BNC2014, a brand new corpus of British speech. The book begins with short…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Corpus Linguistics for English Teachers

    Tools, Online Resources, and Classroom Activities

    By Eric Friginal

    Corpus Linguistics for English Teachers: New Tools, Online Resources, and Classroom Activities describes Corpus Linguistics (CL) and its many relevant, creative and engaging applications to language teaching and learning for teachers and practitioners in TESOL and ESL/EFL and students in applied…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • TESOL Student Teacher Discourse

    A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

    By Elaine Riordan

    This book explores the use of online and face-to-face interactions in language teacher education (LTE) by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice (CoP) , and evaluating the roles discussions between student teachers and a peer tutor can play in terms of identity formation,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Pragmatics of Text Messaging

    Making Meaning in Messages

    By Michelle A. McSweeney

      This book provides a comprehensive linguistic exploration of textism use by bilingual young adults, illustrating the function of alternative and creative linguistic features and their role in conveying tone through text. Drawing on a corpus of nearly 45,000 text messages donated by a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge Research in Language and Communication

  • Understanding Metaphor through Corpora

    A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing

    By Katie Patterson

    This book introduces a unique methodology to the study of metaphor, integrating a corpus linguistic approach to explore the lexical, grammatical, semantic, and pragmatic characteristics of metaphoric instances of language. The volume questions the reliability of attempts to identify metaphor based…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community

    Survival Communication

    By Kieran Harrington

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13 
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Corpus Approaches to Discourse

    A Critical Review

    Edited by Charlotte Taylor, Anna Marchi

    Corpus linguistics has now come of age and Corpus Approaches to Discourse equips students with the means to question, defend and refine the methodology. Looking at corpus linguistics in discourse research from a critical perspective, this volume is a call for greater reflexivity in the field. The…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07

  • The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life

    A Corpus-Based Study

    By Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne, Paul Rayson

    This book presents the methodology, findings and implications of a large-scale corpus-based study of the metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life (including care at the end of life) in the UK. It focuses on metaphor as a central linguistic and cognitive tool that is frequently used…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary

    A Guide for Research

    By Paweł Szudarski

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Corpus Triangulation

    Combining Data and Methods in Corpus-Based Translation Studies

    By Sofia Malamatidou

    Despite the recognition that corpus-based translation research would benefit from the triangulation of corpora, little has been done in the direction of actually employing combined corpus data and methods in the field. This book aims to address this gap by providing a much needed detailed account…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation

  • Historical Spoken Language Research

    Corpus Perspectives

    By Ivor Timmis

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

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