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F10 Summer School in English Corpus Linguistics 2017

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SSECL
Dates of Event
5th July 2017 – 7th July 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
4th July 2017
Description

Aims and objectives

 

Over the three days, participants will learn about the following:

  • the scope of Corpus Linguistics, and how we can use it to study the English Language;
  • key issues in Corpus Linguistics methodology;
  • how to use corpora to analyse issues in syntax and semantics;
  • basic elements of statistics;
  • how to navigate large and small corpora, particularly ICE-GB and DCPSE

 

Learning outcomes

 

At the end of the course, participants will have:

  • acquired a basic but solid knowledge of the terminology, concepts and methodologies used in English Corpus Linguistics;
  • had practical experience working with two state-of-the-art corpora and a corpus exploration tool (ICECUP);
  • have gained an understanding of the breadth of Corpus Linguistics and the potential application for projects;
  • have learned about the fundamental concepts of inferential statistics and their practical application to Corpus Linguistics.

 

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english-usage/summer-school

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