Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation

Tony McEnery, Lancaster University

Learn how to build and query corpora in this practical course

On this course, you’ll get a practical introduction to corpus linguistics, an extremely versatile methodology of language analysis using computers.

Over eight weeks, you’ll build the skills necessary to collect and analyse large digital collections of text (corpora).

You’ll be introduced to a number of topics demonstrating the use of corpora in areas as diverse as discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, and language learning and teaching.

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in the study of language.

Dates:
  • 20 September 2021
  • 21 September 2020
  • 16 September 2019
  • 17 September 2018
  • 25 September 2017
  • 26 September 2016
  • 28 September 2015
  • 29 September 2014
  • 27 January 2014
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  • Language: English Gb

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