Corpora in Applied Linguistics by Susan Hunston

By Susan Hunston

Corpus linguistics is resulting in the improvement of theories approximately language which problem present orthodoxies in utilized linguistics. besides the fact that, there also are many questions which could be tested and debated: how giant may still a corpus be? Is the knowledge from a corpus trustworthy? What are its purposes for language educating? Corpora in utilized Linguistics checks those and different questions relating to this rising box. It discusses those vital matters and explores the innovations of investigating a corpus, in addition to demonstrating the appliance of corpora in a large choice of fields. It additionally outlines the impression corpus linguistics is having on how languages are taught within the lecture room and the way it truly is informing language instructing fabrics and dictionaries. It makes a very good and obtainable creation to corpus linguistics and is a needs to learn for an individual attracted to corpus linguistics and its impression on utilized linguistics.

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Corpora in Applied Linguistics

Corpus linguistics is resulting in the improvement of theories approximately language which problem present orthodoxies in utilized linguistics. even though, there also are many questions which can be tested and debated: how immense should still a corpus be? Is the knowledge from a corpus trustworthy? What are its functions for language instructing?

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Who did you meet? I met your teacher on Bleeker Street. She talked about you. What did she say? She said you spoke very well yesterday. Unit 8 I G o t a Fax from Max I got a fax from Max! What did he say? He said h e was going to the zoo today. I got a call from Paul. What did he say? A. today. I got a cable from Mabel. What did she say? She said she was coming for a visit in May. What a surprise! A fax from Max! What a kick! A call from Paul! What a shock! A cable from Mabel. Unit 8 Unit 8 Exercises Listen carefully as your teacher reads the sentences below.

Yes, she was. What a shame! What a shame! 4 Where's Jack? What's He Doing? Where's Jack? What's he doing? He's fixing our VCR. Where's Bob? What's he doing? He's trying to park his car. Where's Anne? What's she doing? She's writing a note to Tim. Where's Kate? What's she doing? She's calling her brother Jim. Where are the kids? What are they doing? They're taking their dog for a walk. Where are your folks? What are they doing? They're having a little talk. Unit 7 Look! The Leaves Are Starting to Fall Look!

Where did you have dinner last night? 3. What did you eat for lunch today? 4. What did you wear yesterday? 5. What was Mary wearing when you saw her? 6. How many umbrellas did you lose last year? 7. When did you get up this morning? 8. What were you thinking about when you woke up this morning? 9. How did you get to school today? 10. How long did it take you to come to school today? Now write your partner's answers on a separate piece of paper. Use complete sentences. Example: He spent four dollars.

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