This volume consists of selected papers from the 2009 meeting of the American Association for Corpus Linguistics. The chapters cover aspects of language use (usage-based accounts of morphology/syntax of English and Tok Pisin), language learning (corpus-based learning of English, syntactic development observable in a Learner Corpus of English, OC coreOCO vocabulary items for learners of English) and language documentation (a new and innovative usage-based frequency dictionary of English, proposals to broaden the traditional understanding of a corpus in various directions, e.g., constructing a corpus of the content of Japanese manga comics). Taken together, the thirteen chapters represent a good cross-section of strands of new work in corpus linguistics, as practised by international scholars working on English and other languages.qThe corpus consists of 86 essays (19, 000 words) written by junior high school students and 510 essays (117, 000 words) written by senior high school students. The junior and senior high school students write their essays using a simple web anbsp;...
|Title||:||Corpus-based Studies in Language Use, Language Learning, and Language Documentation|
|Author||:||John Newman, R. Harald Baayen, Sally Rice|
|Publisher||:||Rodopi - 2011|