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By Ulla Connor, Thomas A. Upton

This e-book may be of specific curiosity to a person attracted to the applying of corpus linguistic options to language learn and guide. This quantity contains chosen papers from the Fourth North American Symposium, held in Indianapolis and hosted through the Indiana middle for Intercultural verbal exchange at Indiana collage Purdue college in Indianapolis (IUPUI) in November, 2002. those papers – from authors representing 8 international locations together with the united states, Belgium, China, France, Germany, eire, the Netherlands, and Spain – supply a variety of perspectives of and methods to corpus linguistic. themes variety from conception and research to lecture room program, and contain the learn of oral discourse in addition to the examine of written discourse, together with internet-based discourse. for that reason, this quantity is split into sections. the 1st part makes a speciality of using corpus linguistics within the research of spoken and written discourse; the second one part makes a speciality of the direct pedagogical software of corpus linguistics, reflecting the utilized origin of this department of linguistics.

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The speeches were randomly selected from those available during the period of time. All of the speeches except P012, which was a program recorded from TV, were obtained from the Website of the Hong Kong Government Information Centre. The length of the twelve public speeches ranged from 25 minutes 36 seconds to 2 minutes 30 seconds, totaling 127 minutes 6 seconds of recorded data. 3 Analysis of Collocates of Most Frequently-Occurring Words The specialized corpus comprising twelve speeches by the Chief Executive was interrogated by WordSmith Tools (Scott 1999) to generate a wordlist.

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