By FACCHINETTI; Roberta

This quantity bargains a cutting-edge photo of labor undertaken within the box of computer-aided corpus linguistics. whereas the point of interest is on English, significant insights might be generalised to different languages, in addition. As a piece meant to mark the Silver Jubilee of ICAME, the foreign machine Archive of recent and Medieval English, the publication combines surveys of the self-discipline by means of a few of its significant pioneers, together with founders of ICAME itself, with state of the art paintings through more youthful students. it's divided into 3 sections: Overviewing years of corpus linguistic reports, Descriptive reports in English syntax and semantics , and moment Language Acquisition, parallel corpora and professional corpora . The publication bears witness to the striking advances that experience characterized the advance of corpus linguistics during the last few a long time from terminological matters to sensible functions, from theoretical and descriptive learn to utilized techniques, from monolingual to multilingual and professional corpora, from corpus layout to corpus exploitation instruments. Roberta Facchinetti is Professor of English on the college of Verona, Italy. Her study box and guides are typically all in favour of language description textual research and pragmatics. this is often performed normally via automated corpora of either synchronic and diachronic English. ***Contents*** Roberta FACCHINETTI: creation *** 1. Overviewing 25 years of corpus linguistic reports *** Jan SVARTVIK: Corpus linguistics 25+ years on *** Antoinette RENOUF: Corpus improvement 25 years on: from super-corpus to cyber-corpus *** Stig JOHANSSON: Seeing via multilingual corpora *** Anne WICHMANN: Corpora and spoken discourse *** 2. Descriptive experiences in English syntax and semantics *** Michael STUBBS: An instance of widespread English phrasing: distributions, constructions and features *** Ylva BERGLUND and Christopher WILLIAMS: The semantic homes of going to: distribution styles in 4 subcorpora of

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