Course Details and Schedule

This series of lunchtime modules gives you an introduction to the use of the corpus in linguistic research. Corpus linguists claim to have identified an important principle is responsible for the creation of much of the meaning of texts - collocation (co-occurrences). What is it, and are the claims true?

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • collocation
  • colligation
  • meaning
Course information
Intended audience Anybody interested in evidence-based language study.
Prior knowledge Knowledge of basic concepts and research methods in linguistics or a related discipline.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Various, focus on web-based resources where available.
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? Other modules in the series

Taught using: N/A

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.