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Patterns and meanings [electronic resource] : using corpora for English language research and teaching / Alan Partington.

By: Partington, Alan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in corpus linguistics: v. 2.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., c1998Description: 1 online resource (vii, 162 p.).ISBN: 9789027298911 (electronic bk.); 9027298912 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Research -- Data processing | English language -- Discourse analysis -- Data processing | English language -- Study and teaching -- Data processing | Computational linguistics | Anglais (Langue) -- Recherche -- Informatique | Anglais (Langue) -- Analyse du discours -- Informatique | Anglais (Langue) -- �Etude et enseignement -- Informatique | Linguistique informatique | Corpuslingu�istiek | Engels | Lingu�istica computacional | L�ingua inglesa (estudo e ensino) | An�alise do discurso | Korpus (Linguistik) | Linguistik | Methode | EnglischGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Patterns and meanings.DDC classification: 420/.285 Other classification: 18.04 | 17.46 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Patterns and meanings; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Collocation and Phrase Patterns; 2 Collocation and Synonymy; 3 True and False Friends; 4 Connotation and Semantic Prosody; 5 Syntax; 6 Cohesion in Texts; 7Metaphor; 8 ''Unusuality ''; 9 General Conclusion; References; Index; the series STUDIES IN CORPUS LINGUISTICS.
Summary: Patterns and Meanings consists of case studies which make use of corpora and concordance technology. Each case study elaborates a problem area, makes reference to both the descriptive and applied literature thus far, and then suggests ways of exploiting corpus data to shed light on the problem. Language phenomena investigated include word sense, phraseology and syntax, metaphor and creative use, text reference, idiom, and translation. Emphasis is given to information that usually cannot be found in dictionaries, grammars, language textbooks or other resources, but which the study of corpus dat.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-158) and index.

Patterns and meanings; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Collocation and Phrase Patterns; 2 Collocation and Synonymy; 3 True and False Friends; 4 Connotation and Semantic Prosody; 5 Syntax; 6 Cohesion in Texts; 7Metaphor; 8 ''Unusuality ''; 9 General Conclusion; References; Index; the series STUDIES IN CORPUS LINGUISTICS.

Patterns and Meanings consists of case studies which make use of corpora and concordance technology. Each case study elaborates a problem area, makes reference to both the descriptive and applied literature thus far, and then suggests ways of exploiting corpus data to shed light on the problem. Language phenomena investigated include word sense, phraseology and syntax, metaphor and creative use, text reference, idiom, and translation. Emphasis is given to information that usually cannot be found in dictionaries, grammars, language textbooks or other resources, but which the study of corpus dat.

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