A choice of words

Rogers, Louis
May 2013
English Teaching Professional;May2013, Issue 86, p54
The article discusses the use of corpora, a collection of texts in an electronic database, in teaching English language. Corpora is commonly used for lexical analysis with focus on word frequency. They can be used to analyse features of language such as the frequency of grammatical structures. It mentions the British National Corpus, a written corpus with formal and adult sources and the Oxford English Dictionary which was created with manual corpora.


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