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Bank of English

The Bank of English is a representative subset of the 4.5 billion words COBUILD corpus, a collection of English texts. These are mainly British in… 
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Review
2011
Review
2011
To analyse corpus data, lexicographers need software that allows them to search, manipulate and save data, a 'corpus tool'. A… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
A recent practice in the study of language on teacher education programmes has been the use of electronic corpora, and we are… 
2006
2006
Colour words are loaded with attributive, connotative meanings, many of which are realised in conventional linguistic expressions… 
2005
2005
In the last ten years, more and more attention has been paid to the importance of raising the language awareness of language… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Electronic language corpora, and their attendant computer software, are proving increasingly influential in language teaching as… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This book proposes an innovative approach to general nouns. General nouns are defined as high-frequency nouns that are… 
2004
2004
This paper investigates perspectives of applying the notion of “evolution” to the development of conceptual metaphors. It… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In a narrow sense, the term ‘Measure Noun' (MN) refers to such nouns as acre and kilo, which typically measure off a well… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The vast increase in the number of corpus-based materials, such as dictionaries and grammars, attests to the importance of corpus… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Current work on lexical collocations uses two ideas: (i) words have distinctive semantic profiles or "prosodies"; and (ii) the…