Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author


Hans Lindquist is professor of English Linguistics at Malm University, Sweden. He has taught English in Switzerland, the United States, Japan, New Zealand and the Gambia and co-edited volumes on translation theory, the major varieties of English, and corpora and grammaticalization. Magnus Levin is Associate Professor of Languages at Linneaus University. His research interests include change and variation in English grammar and phraseology, pragmatics and translation studies.

Reviews

Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English is a practical textbook that provides a vivid introduction to the field of corpus linguistics and the description of English... For anyone looking to do some hands-on investigations on language using existing corpora, this book can only be highly recommended. This textbook is a valuable addition to existing literature on corpus-linguistic methods of research and contributes greatly to making corpus linguistics more approachable to students.

--Stephanie Ullmann "Corpus Pragmatics"

The updated edition of Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English makes an outstanding introductory book on corpus linguistics. It covers the most important basics of corpus linguistics methodology in a highly accessible way, and illustrates the applications of corpus linguistic analysis in some of the most prominent areas of English language description in a nontechnical manner. The study questions, hands-on exercises, and further reading provided at the end of each chapter dramatically improve its suitability as a textbook for a first course on corpus linguistics for undergraduate and master's students in English language and literature. Readers of the first edition will also find the new edition decidedly superior, with its new coverage of social media, DIY corpora, and ethical concerns, new materials on metonymy and pragmatics, comprehensive information on new corpora, and numerous updated example investigations, exercises, and study questions.

--Xiaofei Lu "Journal of English Linguistics"

Two generations of corpus linguists teamed up for this edition, and the authors' profound expertise in research and teaching is clearly in evidence throughout, both in the concise discussion of key issues and the thoughtful methodology of exercises. Through its systematic structure, the book can easily and profitably be used as a week-by-week semester textbook or, alternatively, provides self-contained study units in specialist seminars that seek to integrate a corpus perspective.

--Stefan Diemer, Trier University of Applied Sciences "ICAME, Volume 44, 2020"

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language - Advanced) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top