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This paper illustrates the advantages of combining corpus linguistic methods and correspondence analysis when investigating sub-varieties within written languages that have codified variation. Through a study of a large-scale corpus of the written standard New Norwegian/Nynorsk, the paper...
In this paper, I use methods from corpus linguistics to examine patterns pertaining to the representation of women in online Arabic- and English-language political corpora. I highlight the discursive differences and similarities that characterise the two corpora. Using word sketches, I identify...
This paper presents Lexical Explorer,2 a tool that allows interactive browsing and filtering of quantitative corpus information. It further describes how this tool can be used to support linguistic work on corpora of spoken German. By using Lexical Explorer, users can analyse quantitative corpus...
Previous corpus-based research on the progressive (be+v-ing) investigated it from a diachronic point of view or from the angle of World Englishes (WEs). However, factors such as its propensity to occur with animate subjects or its preference for dynamic verbs have not been studied in relation to...
This paper reports on the construction of the Sydney Corpus of Television Dialogue (SydTV). SydTV comprises approximately 275,000-words of dialogue from sixty-six episodes of recent US American fictional television series. The paper first provides a brief overview of existing TV dialogue corpora...
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