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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… Expand
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2006
2006
Colour words are loaded with attributive, connotative meanings, many of which are realised in conventional linguistic expressions… Expand
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2005
2005
In the last ten years, more and more attention has been paid to the importance of raising the language awareness of language… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Electronic language corpora, and their attendant computer software, are proving increasingly influential in language teaching as… Expand
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2004
2004
This paper investigates perspectives of applying the notion of “evolution” to the development of conceptual metaphors. It… Expand
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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… Expand
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2003
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2003
The vast increase in the number of corpus-based materials, such as dictionaries and grammars, attests to the importance of corpus… Expand
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2000
2000
In Introducing Applied Linguistics (1973), Pit Corder emphasizes the "total language teaching operation", which I will discuss… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Current work on lexical collocations uses two ideas: (i) words have distinctive semantic profiles or "prosodies"; and (ii) the… Expand
1994
1994
We are concerned with the syntactic annotation of unrestricted text. We combine a rule-based analysis with subsequent… Expand
1994
1994
The Bank of English is an international English language project sponsored by Harper-Collins Publishers, Glasgow, and conducted… Expand