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

Schedule
Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
4th week Thursday 12 February 12:30-13:30 1 0.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road Booking opens January 13th 2015 Email me when booking opens

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.

Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability.