Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary : A Guide for Research, Paperback / softback Book

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary : A Guide for Research Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides series

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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: The frequency of English words and how to choose which ones should be taught to learners;How spoken vocabulary differs from written vocabulary, and how academic vocabulary differs from general vocabulary;How vocabulary contributes to the structure of discourse, and the pragmatic functions it fulfils. 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.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 228 pages, 37 Halftones, black and white; 29 Tables, black and white; 37 Illustrations, black and wh
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Historical & comparative linguistics
  • ISBN: 9781138187221

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