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Module Reading List

Corpus Linguistics for Translators, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Serge Sharoff
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

MODL5007M Reading List

Primary textbooks

Biber, D. and Reppen, R. editors. The Cambridge handbook of English corpus linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Lüdeling, A. and Kytö, M., editors (2008). Corpus linguistics : an international handbook.  Berlin: De Gruyter.  

McEnery T, Wilson A. Corpus linguistics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999. McEnery/Wilson book companion

McEnery, T., Xiao, R. and Tono, Y. Corpus-based language studies : an advanced resource book. London: Routledge, 2005.     

Partington, A. Patterns and meanings : using corpora for English language research and teaching. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1998.

Sinclair, J. Reading concordances : an introduction. London: Pearson Education. 2003.

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Additional references

Brezina, V. Statistics in corpus linguistics a practical guide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Hanks, P., Pattern dictionary of English verbs.

Kilgarriff, A., Putting Frequencies in the Dictionary. International journal of lexicography. 10 (2) 1997. Pp 135--155.

Manning, C., Schütze , H. Foundations of statistical natural language processing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2000. The course uses Chapter 5 "Collocations"; it is available online: 

Sperberg-McQueen, C. M., Burnard, L. (eds.) 2004. Guidelines for Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange. Available at:  esp. Ch. 2, 6, 7, 12, 14, 15, 23

Schäfer, R. and Bildhauer, F., 2013. Web corpus construction. San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool.

Sharoff, S., Open-source corpora: using the net to fish for linguistic data. In International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 11(4):435–462, 2006. 

Sharoff, S., Corpus linguistics and Systemic Functional Linguistics. In Bartlett T., and Gerard O'Grady (eds). The Routledge handbook of systemic functional linguistics. London: Routledge, 2017. 


This list was last updated on 10/01/2022