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Corpus Linguistics

Four-Volume Set
Douglas Biber Northern Arizona University
Randi Reppen Northern Arizona University
© 2012   1592 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Hardcover ISBN: 9780857029645 £625.00
Other Titles in: Linguistics  |  Speech Communication
Volume I: Lexical Studies
Word Use
“It’s Just Real Messy”: The Occurrence and Function of Just in a Corpus of Academic Speech Stephanie Lindemann and Anne Mauranen
Collocations and Semantic Prosody
The Discourse Function of Collocation in Research Article Introductions Chris Gledhill
Verbs Observed: A Corpus-driven Pedagogic Grammar Susan Hunston and Gill Francis
A Few Frequently Asked Questions about Semantic - or Evaluative - Prosody John Morley and Alan Partington
The Use of Collocations by Advanced Learners of English and Some Implications for Teaching Nadja Nesselhauf
''Utterly Content in Each Other's Company:'' Semantic Prosody and Semantic Preference Alan Partington
Lexical Repulsion between Sense-Related Pairs Antoinette Renouf and Jayeeta Banerjee
Collocations and Semantic Profiles: On the Cause of the Trouble with Quantitative Studies Michael Stubbs
Phraseology
If You Look at...: Lexical Bundles in University Teaching and Textbooks Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad and Viviana Cortes
Uncovering the Extent of the Phraseological Tendency: Towards a Systematic Analysis of Concgrams Winnie Cheng, Chris Greaves, John McH. Sinclair and Martin Warren
Clusters, Key Clusters and Local Textual Functions in Dickens Michaela Mahlberg
Chunking in ELF: Expressions for Managing Interaction Anna Mauranen
Lexical Bundles and Discourse Signalling in Academic Lectures Hilary Nesi and Helen Basturkmen
Establishing the Phraseological Profile of a Text Type: The Construction of Meaning in Academic Book Reviews Ute Römer
A Corpus-Based Study of Idioms in Academic Speech Rita Simpson and Dushyanthi Mendis
An Academic Formulas List: New Methods in Phraseology Research Rita Simpson-Vlach and Nick C. Ellis
Volume II: Grammar
Analysis of Grammatical Features and Grammatical Variation
Argument or Evidence? Disciplinary Variation in the Use of the Noun That Pattern in Stance Construction Maggie Charles
Testing the Sub-Test : An Analysis of English -ic and -ical Adjectives Stefan Th. Gries
Hooking the Reader: A Corpus Study of Evaluative That in Abstracts Ken Hyland and Polly Tse
There's Two Ways to Say It: Modeling Nonprestige There’s Brian Riordan
Understanding Non-Restrictive Which-Clauses in Spoken English, Which Is Not an Easy Thing Hongyin Tao and Michael J. McCarthy
Historical Studies of Grammatical Variation
Recent Changes in the Function and Frequency of Standard English Genitive Constructions: A Multivariate Analysis of Tagged Corpora Lars Hinrichs and Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Three Changing Patterns of Verb Complementation in Late Modern English: A Real-time Study Based on Matching Text Corpora Christian Mair
Grammar and Pragmatics
Politeness and Modal Meaning in the Construction of Humiliative Discourse in an Early Eighteenth-century Network of Patron-Client Relationships Susan Fitzmaurice
Diachronic Speech Act Analysis: Insults from Flyting to Flaming Andreas H. Jucker and Irma Taavitsainen
Grammars of Spoken English: New Outcomes of Corpus-Oriented Research Geoffrey Leech
Language Users as Creatures of Habit: A Corpus-based Analysis of Persistence in Spoken English Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Lexico-Grammatical Studies
Lexical-grammatical Patterns in Spoken English: The Case of the Progressive with Future Time Reference Nadja Nesselhauf and Ute Römer
Collostructions: Investigating the Interaction of Words and Constructions Anatol Stefanowitsch and Stefan Th. Gries
Volume III: Varieties
Descriptions of a Register
The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975: A Sociohistorical Discourse Analysis Dwight Atkinson
Linguistic Variation in the Discourse of Outsourced Call Centers Eric Friginal
Rhetorical Structure of Biochemistry Research Articles Budsaba Kanoksilapatham
Conventions of Professional Writing: The Medical Case Report in a Historical Perspective Irma Taavitsainen and Päivi Pahta
Using Computerized Corpus Analysis to Investigate the Textlinguistic Discourse Moves of a Genre Thomas A. Upton and Ulla Connor
Register Variation
Speaking and Writing in the University: A Multidimensional Comparison Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad, Randi Reppen, Pat Byrd and Marie Helt
Spoken and Written Register Variation in Spanish: A Multi-dimensional Analysis Douglas Biber, Mark Davies, James K. Jones and Nicole Tracy-Ventura
''Agile'' and ''Uptight'' Genres: The Corpus-based Approach to Language Change in Progress Marianne Hundt and Christian Mair
Dialect Variation
Gender Differences in the Evolution of Standard English: Evidence from the Corpus of Early English Correspondence Terttu Nevalainen
Frequency and Variation in the Community Grammar: Tracking a New Change through the Generations Sali A. Tagliamonte and Alexandra D'Arcy
Corpus-based Dialectometry: A Methodological Sketch Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
National Varieties and World Englishes
The Committee Has/Have Decided... On Concord Patterns with Collective Nouns in Inner- and Outer- Circle Varieties of English Marianne Hundt
Describing Verb-Complementational Profiles of New Englishes: A Pilot Study of Indian English Joybrato Mukherjee and Sebastian Hoffmann
Cultural Discourse in the Corpus of East African English and beyond: Possibilities and Problems of Lexical and Collocational Research in a One Million-word Corpus Josef Schmied
Tag Questions in English: The First Century Gunnel Tottie and Sebastian Hoffmann
Volume IV: Methods and Applications
Corpus Design
Representativeness in Corpus Design Douglas Biber
Data in Historical Pragmatics: Spoken Interaction (Re)Cast as Writing Jonathan Culpeper and Merja Kytö
The Linguistic Study of Early Modern English Speech-Related Texts: How “Bad” Can “Bad” Data Be? Merja Kytö and Terry Walker
Analytical Methods
Keyness: Words, Parts-of-Speech and Semantic Categories in the Character-Talk of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Jonathan Culpeper
Dispersions and Adjusted Frequencies in Corpora Stefan Th. Gries
Comparing Corpora Adam Kilgarriff
From Key Words to Key Semantic Domains Paul Rayson
Corpus Investigations for Applied Purposes
Lexical Coverage of Spoken Discourse Svenja Adolphs and Norbert Schmitt
The Grammatical and Lexical Patterning of MAKE in Native and Non-Native Student Writing Bengt Altenberg and Sylviane Granger
What Does Frequency Have to Do with Grammar Teaching? Douglas Biber and Randi Reppen
A New Academic Word List Averil Coxhead
Connector Usage in the English Essay Writing of Native and Non-Native EFL Speakers of English Sylviane Granger and Stephanie Tyson
Pedagogical Applications
Is There Any Measurable Learning from Hands-on Concordancing? Tom Cobb
Using Corpus Tools to Highlight Academic Vocabulary in SCLT Kate M. Donley and Randi Reppen
Learner Corpora: The Missing Link in EAP Pedagogy Gaëtanelle Gilquin, Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot
Using Language Corpora in Initial Teacher Education: Pedagogic Issues and Practical Applications Anne O'Keeffe and Fiona Farr

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