Corpus linguistics

Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Editor), Wolfgang Teubert (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book


Corpora—large collections of written and/or spoken text stored and accessed electronically—provide the means of investigating language that is of growing importance academically and professionally. Corpora are now routinely used in the following fields: The production of dictionaries and other reference materials; The development of aids to translation; Language teaching materials; The investigation of ideologies and cultural assumptions; Natural language processing; and The investigation of all aspects of linguistic behaviour, including vocabulary, grammar and pragmatics.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon (UK)
Number of pages2460
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-33895-0
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameCritical concepts in linguistics

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