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?
|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|
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