Stefanie Wulff
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Last updated: 21 May 2018

LIN 4930/6932: Introduction to Corpus Linguistics

Course description

In this class, we will familiarize ourselves with key the concepts, methods, and empirical research in corpus linguistics. By the end of this course you will have acquired competence in using concordance software tools (i.e. software tools specific to corpus linguistics) to browse and query corpora. You will also have acquired a basic understanding of how corpora are compiled and further developed. You will also have the ability to run some basic statistics that are common in corpus linguistics research. In addition, you will have acquired the ability to intelligently discuss aspects of the different methods and fields of application of corpus linguistics. All course materials are avaible on CANVAS.


Syllabus (Fall 2017)