|aCorpora and language education /|cLynne Flowerdew.
|aHoundmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ;|aNew York, NY :|bPalgrave Macmillan,|c2012.
|axv, 347 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aResearch and practice in applied linguistics
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 282-319) and indexes.
|aMachine generated contents note: -- PART 1: KEY CONCEPTS AND RESEARCH ISSUES * Purposes and Applications of Corpora * Historical and Conceptual Background of Corpus Linguistics * Approaches to Corpus Linguistics * Key Issues in Corpus Linguistics * PART 2: CORPUS-BASED RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN ACTION * The Role of Large-scale Corpora in Compiling Grammars and Dictionaries * The Role of Specific Corpora for Academic and Professional Purposes * PART 3: CORPUS-BASED RESEARCH PROJECTS * Research Procedures and Research Issues * Research Cases * PART 4: REFERENCES AND RESOURCES * Key Discourse Areas * Key Disciplinary Areas * Key Sources.
|a"Corpora and Language Education critically examines key concepts and issues in corpus linguistics, with a particular focus on the expanding interdisciplinary nature of the field and the role that written and spoken corpora now play in the fields of professional communication, teacher education, translation studies, lexicography, literature, critical discourse analysis, and forensic linguistics. The book also presents a series of corpus-based case studies illustrating central themes and best practices in the field"--|cProvided by publisher.