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Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis Paul Baker

Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis

Paul Baker

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ISBN : 9780826477248
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208 pages
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This book examines approaches to carrying out discourse analysis (DA) using techniques that are grounded in corpus linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge of corpora, the book examines and evaluates a variety of corpus-based methodologies including:MoreThis book examines approaches to carrying out discourse analysis (DA) using techniques that are grounded in corpus linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge of corpora, the book examines and evaluates a variety of corpus-based methodologies including:* collocations,* keyness* concordances* dispersion plots* building and annotating corporaIllustrated with a number of real-life examples of corpus-based DA from a range of sources and covering a variety of subjects, this is an informative introduction to using corpus linguistics as a methodology in discourse analysis.