❮EPUB❯ ✻ Sociolinguistics and Corpus Linguistics ✶ Author Paul Baker – Oaklandjobs.co.uk This textbook introduces students to the ways in which techniues from corpus linguistics can be used to aid sociolinguistic research Corpus linguistics shares with variationist sociolinguistics a uant This textbook introduces students to the ways in which techniues from corpus linguistics can be used to aid sociolinguistic research Corpus linguistics shares with variationist sociolinguistics a uantitative approach to the study of variation or differences between populations It may also complement ualitative traditions of enuiry such as interactional sociolinguisticsThis text covers a range of different topics within sociolinguistics Analysing demographic variationComparing language use across different culturesExamining language change over timeStudying transcripts Sociolinguistics and PDF \ of spoken interactionsIdentifying attitudes or discoursesWritten for undergraduate and postgraduate students of sociolinguistics or corpus linguists who wish to use corpora to study social phenomena this textbook examines how corpora can be drawn on to investigate synchronic variation diachronic change and the construction of discourses It refers to several classic corpus based studies as well as the author's own research original analyses of a number of corpora including the British National Corpus the Survey of English Dialects and the Brown family of corpora are complemented by a new corpus of written British English collected around for the purposes of writing the bookTechniues of analysis like concordancing keywords and collocations are discussed along with corpus annotation and statistical procedures such as chi suared tests and clustering Paul Baker takes a critical approach to using corpora in sociolinguistics outlining the limitations of the approach as well as its advantages.
- 189 pages
- Sociolinguistics and Corpus Linguistics
- Paul Baker
- 23 August 2014 Paul Baker