FREE online course: Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation

Offers practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities.

The course aims to:

  • Demonstrate that corpus approaches to social science can offer valuable insight into social reality by investigating the use and manipulation of language in society.
  • Equip social scientists with skills necessary for collecting and analysing large digital collections of text (corpora).
  • Provide educational support for those who want to use the corpus method.
  • Demonstrate the use of corpus linguistics in the humanities, especially History.
  • Give a sense of the incredibly wide uses that corpora have been put to.
  • Allow those with an interest in language, who have not heard of the corpus approach before, a new way of looking at language.

More information is available at: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/corpus-linguistics-2014-q3

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