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Corpus Linguistics And World Englishes

An Analysis of Xhosa English (Corpus and Discourse)

by Vivian De Klerk

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discourse analysis,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • Semantics,
  • English language,
  • Languages,
  • South Africa,
  • Variation,
  • Xhosa (African people)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8169421M
    ISBN 100826488412
    ISBN 109780826488411

      Corpus analysis of the language of Covid Last week the OED was updated with some of the words and phrases which have become increasingly familiar in the context of the current global crisis, such as self-isolation, social distancing, and flatten the editors are continually monitoring linguistic developments, and one of the ways of doing this is through analysis of language . It refers to several classic corpus-based studies as well as the author's own research. Original analyses of a number of corpora including the British National Corpus, the Survey of English Dialects and the Brown family of corpora are complemented by a new corpus of written British English collected around for the purposes of writing the book.

    Fillmore, Charles () Corpus Linguistics or Computer-Aided Armchair Linguistics. In Svartvik (). 35–60 Finegan, Edward and Douglas Biber () That and Zero Complementisers in Late Modern English: Exploring ARCHER from – The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics (CHECL) surveys the breadth of corpus-based linguistic research on English, including chapters on collocations, phraseology, grammatical variation, historical change, and the description of registers and dialects. The most innovative aspects of the CHECL are its emphasis on critical discussion, its explicit evaluation of the state of the art.

    Contemporary Corpus Linguistics. Baker, P. (ed) () Contemporary Corpus : Continuum. Read an excerpt. Book description. This title acts as a one-volume resource, providing an introduction to every aspect of corpus linguistics as it is being used at the linguistics uses large electronic databases of language to examine hypotheses about language use. Elizabeth Traugott offers these suggestions for corpora on world Englishes: Intro to corpus linguistics. Raymond Williams published a fascinating (and often-cited) book called Keywords (first in the 70s, then an update in the 80s). It’s full of really interesting stuff (my notes are here).


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Corpus Linguistics And World Englishes by Vivian De Klerk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Corpus Linguistics is an intriguing and challenging book in many ways.” – International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (Sanford Lakoff) "In sum, de Klerk documents two important steps towards proving that Xhosa English is one of the world Englishes: the creation of a corpus, and the proof that it differs from other varieties of English, based on an analysis of this corpus" – Anthropological LinguisticsFormat: Paperback.

About Corpus Linguistics and World Englishes English is a global language which has spread historically through imperialism and more recently through communication networks throughout the world.

In each location in which English is spoken it absorbs some of the idiosyncracies of the language native to that region, and one of the most fascinating areas of research for World Englishes. World Englishes and corpus linguistics By GERALD NELSON, GABRIEL OZÓN In this chapter, we begin by giving a brief historical overview of the development of English language corpora, and trace the development of corpus-based studies of world : Gerald Nelson, Gabriel Ozón.

Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes offers a detailed account of how to analyse the many fascinating varieties of English around the world using corpus-linguistic methods. Employing case studies for illustration of relevant concepts and methods throughout, this book.

Corpus linguistics has become one of the most widely used methodologies across the different linguistic subdisciplines; especially the study of world-wide varieties of English uses corpus-based investigations as one of the chief methodologies. (Part I of the book), corpus-based research (Part II) and the application of corpora in language Pages: The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics provides a timely overview of a dynamic and rapidly growing area with a widely applied methodology.

Through the electronic analysis of large bodies of text, corpus linguistics demonstrates and supports linguistic statements and assumptions/5(7).

The book concludes with an overview of the challenges that corpus linguists face to make both the creation and analysis of corpora much easier undertakings than they currently are.

Clearly organized and accessibly written, this book will appeal to students of linguistics and English by:   English Corpus Linguistics: Looking back, Moving forward Papers from the 30th International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 30).

Lancaster, UK, May Series: Language and Computers, Volume: 74; Language and Computers, Volume: 74Author: Paula Suoniemi. Provides many types of searches not possible with simplistic, standard Google Books interface, such as collocates and advanced g: Corpus Linguistics.

The book outlines how the corpus of spoken language was designed and built, and discusses the criteria relating to informants, spoken categories, codes and transcription conventions.

Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes is key reading for advanced students of English as a World Language and Corpus Linguistics, as well as anyone keen to understand variation in World Englishes with the help of corpus linguistics"-- >> READ NOW PDF. Corpus Linguistics for World Englishes is key reading for advanced students of English as a World Language and Corpus Linguistics, as well as anyone keen to understand variation in World Englishes.

This cutting-edge study will be of interest to researchers in world Englishes, language variation and corpus linguistics.

"The Corpus and Discourse" series consists of two strands. The first, Research in Corpus and Discourse, features innovative contributions to various aspects of corpus linguistics and a wide range of applications, from language technology via the teaching of a second.

World Cinema; Media Studies. Media Culture; Media Studies Student Guides; Corpus Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; English Language; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Corpus Linguistics Books. Filter by Book Type: Availability: Open Access only: Items 1 to 15 of 22 total. 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 graduate students in applied linguistics.

English language teachers, both novice and Author: Eric Friginal. Corpus linguistics has become one of the most widely used methodologies across the different linguistic subdisciplines; especially the study of world-wide varieties of English uses corpus-based investigations as one of the chief methodologies.

This volume comprises descriptions of the many new corpus initiatives both within and outside Africa that aim to compile various corpora of African.

The rising status of English as a world language has resulted in the emergence of new varieties of English that have been legitimized by such expressions as New Englishes and New Varieties of English.

Accepting the idea of New Englishes has allowed much-needed movement away from the previously accepted notions of nativeness and non-nativeness (Mesthrie ), and today.

Corpus linguistics and world Englishes; an analysis of Xhosa English. Klerk, Vivian de. Continuum Publishing Group pages $ Hardcover Corpus and discourse PL Although English is now a global language, thanks to business and technology but also to colonialism, one cannot say there is a standard English due to local variances.

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Free shipping for many products!. Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English Book Description: A lively hands-on introduction to the use of electronic corpora in the description and analysis of English, this book provides an ideal introduction for university students of English at the intermediate level.

With over 1, entries written by an international team of scholars from over 40 countries The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics is a ground breaking reference work covering the highly diverse field of applied linguistics. New updates available here! • Covers 27 key areas of the field, including Language Learning and Teaching, Bilingual and Multilingual Education, Assessment and Testing.

In Corpus Linguistics and Sociolinguistics, Beke Hansen analyses variation and change in the modal systems of three second-language varieties of English in Asia by taking a sociolinguistic approach to corpus study focuses on the modal and semi-modal verbs of strong obligation and necessity in Hong Kong English, Indian English, and Singapore English based on the relevant ICE Cited by: 1.