Orality in Written Texts: Using Historical Corpora to Investigate Irish English 1700-1900
The Language of Patient Feedback: A Corpus Linguistic Study of Online Health Communication
The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community: Survival Communication
Carolina P. Amador-Moreno
August 12, 2019
Orality in Written Texts provides a methodologically and theoretically innovative study of change in Irish English in the period 1700-1900. Focusing in on a time during which Ireland became overwhelmingly English-speaking, the book traces the use of various linguistic features of Irish English in...
Paul Baker, Gavin Brookes, Craig Evans
April 04, 2019
The Language of Patient Feedback provides a unique insight into a diverse range of issues related to healthcare. Through the comprehensive and detailed interrogation of 29 million words of online patient feedback on the NHS in England, as well as 11 million words of responses to the feedback from...
March 23, 2018
The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community analyses the interactions of immigrants within an Irish reception centre for asylum seekers to highlight the instinctive resourcefulness of people who are faced with the challenge of communicating when there is no common...
August 24, 2017
Historical Research on Spoken Language: Corpus Perspectives uses historical sources to discuss continuity and change in spoken language. Based on two corpora compiled using data from sociological and anthropological studies of Victorian London and 1930s Bolton, the author shows how historical...
Christian Jones, Shelley Byrne, Nicola Halenko
August 14, 2017
Successful Spoken English demonstrates how spoken learner corpora can be used to define and explore the constituents of successful spoken English. Taking the approach that language learners can speak effectively whilst still using some non-standard forms, this book: Examines databases of...
February 26, 2015
Language, Corpus and Empowerment applies a novel corpus-driven approach to the exploration of the concept of empowerment in healthcare. The book proposes an innovative corpus-based methodology for finding evidence of empowerment in language use, using data from a video intervention delivered to...