Name
Major
Practical
Assignment
Total/60
Nora AlAngary
20
0
0
20
AlJohara AlSobai
20
0
0
20
Sara AlSaud
20
0
0
20

major: 20

practical: 20

assignment:20

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total 60

Questions to be addressed for the final:
EXPLAIN DDL
What is a corpus?
Discuss in brief the characteristics of Early Corpus Linguistics?
Discuss problems with introspection.
Discuss Fillmore’s description of the two approaches to corpus Linguistics.
Compare between Chomskyan Linguitics and Corpus Linguitics.
List 5 types of corpora.
How can a corpus be used?
What are the benefits of frequency lists?
What is the difference between collocations and colligations?
N-grams?
What can we do with a corpus? --Two broad approaches
Fields where corpora are used
Web as a corpus
Phraseology & Frequency
What a corpus can do?
— Type
— Token
— Hapax
— Lemma
— tagging, parsing and annotation
— ・What kind of searches are useful in finding out about how English works?
— ・How can concordance lines be presented in an accessible way?
— ・What are concordance lines useful for?
— ・What view of language does this chapter want to put across? And What
general assumptions about language investigation are made in offering
concordance lines as a source of information?
— Frequency and key-word lists
— Collocation
— Measurements of collocation
— The use of collocational information
— Tagging and parsing
— Categories and annotation
— ‘category-based’ methodology
— Tagging
— Annotation of anaphora
— How a meaning is made
— Issues in annotation
Competing methods
Part 1 MCQ, True or False
Part 2 4 essay questions
Part 3 concordance lines to be examined for pattern and meaning



major: 20
practical: 20
assignment:20
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total 60
Learner corpora around the world:
https://www.uclouvain.be/en-cecl-lcworld.html



Corpus Course Syllabus for next semester: 2014

http://www2.hawaii.edu/~bergen/corpus/


Announcement: Please go to the Moodle URL for any questions regarding your Spring Break Assignment that is due on April 9th (15 Marks for assignment) (5 marks for forum)
Here's the Moodle URL
https://wlms.psu.edu.sa/
Just login and you'll find yourself enrolled.

http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/collocations-lists.htm

For midterm exam




March 5th, 2013

March 9th, 2013

Chapter 5 and 6 from Book

Chapter 9 will be downloaded

Assignment for 3/12/2013
Use COCA to answer the following questions:
1- Find collocations for the following words ( you can adjust the corpus to alphabetical order)
a. Take
b. break
c. Catch
d. save

List of exercises for this course on this file:



Corpus Activities:
What is the difference between
1- its and it’s
2- Affect and effect
3- Which and that are they interchangeable
4- Get and be in passive voice












http://www.natcorp.ox.ac.uk/tools/exercise.xml

http://www.english-linguistics.uni-mainz.de/233.php

http://www.english-linguistics.uni-mainz.de/234.php

http://www.camtesol.org/Download/LEiA_Vol1_2010/LEiA_V1_17_Oghigian_Chujo_An_Effective_Way_to_Use_Corpus_Exercises_to_Learn_Grammar_Basics_in_English.pdf

https://webspace.utexas.edu/dib97/tls2007.pdf

www.mrl.nott.ac.uk/~axc/DReSS.../**Corpus**_&_**Pragmatics**_2007.pdf

www.mrl.nott.ac.uk/~axc/DReSS.../**Corpus**_&_**Pragmatics**_2007.pdf

http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/passive2.html