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Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation

Lancaster University via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Subject Sociology
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
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  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
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  • Duration 8 weeks long

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Overview

Learn how to build and query corpora in this practical course

This course offers a practical introduction to corpus linguistics, an extremely versatile methodology of language analysis using computers. Over eight weeks, course participants will be equipped with skills necessary for collecting and analysing large digital collections of text (corpora) and introduced to a number of topics demonstrating the use of corpora in areas as diverse as discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, and language learning and teaching.

Other than an interest in the study of language, there are no requirements to join this course.

Taught by

Tony McEnery

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Asdoost A
4.0 7 months ago
by Asdoost completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
The course offers a fair amount of information. A good way to be familiar with corpus linguistics. Although, there is a slight tendency to claim that the Lancaster university is pioneer in this field.
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2.0 3 years ago
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This course has shown me how underdeveloped, and, thus, relatively useless corpora still are. A promising field, though. I'll look into it again in ten years or so.
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