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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
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Subjects:

  • Contrastive linguistics,
  • Corpora (Linguistics)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Stefania Marzo, Kris Heylen, Gert De Sutter
SeriesBenjamins current topics -- v. 43
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP143 .C67 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25283277M
ISBN 109789027202628, 9789027273772
LC Control Number2012013943

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The corpus-based approach has developed into a well established paradigm in translation studies and has been recognised as a principal reason for the revival of contrastive linguistics since the s, while corpus-based contrastive and translation studies have in turn significantly expanded the scope of corpus linguistics. This book features a Cited by: Reviews "Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies is an invaluable guide to methods and procedures for dealing with multilingual corpora as well as a source of ideas for how the corpora can be used for different types of linguistic research." Karin Aijmer, University of Gothenburg, Sweden "This is an excellent book which fills a genuine gap very well. Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies provides a clear and practical introduction to using corpora in these fields. Giving special attention to parallel corpora, which are collections of texts in two or more languages, and demonstrating the potential benefits for multilingual corpus linguistics research to both translators and researchers, this book:Cited by: 7. Studies in Corpus Linguistics This book series is peer reviewed and indexed in: Scopus SCL focuses on the use of corpora throughout language study, the development of a quantitative approach to linguistics, the design and use of new tools for processing language texts, and the theoretical implications of a data-rich discipline.

Richard Xiao is Senior Lecturer in English and Chinese Studies at Edge Hill University, UK. He has published extensively in corpus linguistics as well as contrastive and translation studies. Richard’s recent books include Aspect in Mandarin Chinese (), Corpus-Based Language Studies (), and A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese. Contrastive Linguistics, like other linguistic disciplines, is becoming more and more data-oriented, relying increasingly on the statistical analysis of corpus data to reveal and investigate the similarities and dissimilarities between languages. The volume Corpus Studies in Contrastive Linguistics illustrates this current trend with a representative sample of contrastive linguistic . Contrastive studies have experienced a dramatic revival in the last decades. By combining the methodological advantages of computer corpus linguistics and the possibility of contrasting texts in two or more languages, the structure and use of languages can be explored with greater accuracy, detail and empirical strength than before. There is a growing consensus that contrastive linguistics, just like language-specific research, can profit considerably from the use of natural language Author: Volker Gast.

Contents: Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk/Katarzyna Dziwirek: Emergence of Cognitive Corpus Linguistics – Piotr Pęzik: Extraction of multiword expressions for corpus-based discourse analysis – Galina I. Kustova/Olga N. Lashevskaja/Elena V. Paducheva/Ekaterina V. Rakhilina: Verb Taxonomy: From theoretical lexical semantics to practice of corpus tagging – Karen .   Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies provides a clear and practical introduction to using corpora in these fields. Giving special attention to parallel corpora, which are collections of texts in two or more languages, and demonstrating the potential benefits for multilingual corpus linguistics research to both translators and researchers, this book:Cited by: 7.   Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies by Richard Xiao, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). Summary. Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies provides a clear and practical introduction to using corpora in these fields. Giving special attention to parallel corpora, which are collections of texts in two or more languages, and demonstrating the potential benefits for multilingual corpus linguistics research to both translators and researchers, this book.