By Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik
An fundamental shop of data at the English language, written through many of the best-known grammarians on the earth.
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Once a concordance listing was generated, we typically analyzed a random sample of tokens (usually between 500 and 2,000 occurrences) of the target feature for each register. In some cases, quantitative findings are based on these hand-coded files, while in other cases it was possible to adjust the automated counts based on these hand analyses. Interactive grammar-checker programs (developed by the research team under Biber at Northern Arizona University) were required to analyze the characteristics of some other features.
13). D Distribution and discourse function In this grammar, grammatical units are further characterized with respect to their distribution. A great deal of emphasis is placed on patterns of selection and use, especially in different registers, and on the interpretation of distributional differences in terms of discourse function. e. a clause consists of one or more phrases, a phrase consists of one or more words, a word of one or more morphemes, etc. ) The grammatical units, from morpheme to sentence, form a system connecting soundlwriting and discourse.
The word like, also very common as a verb, is even more flexible in the Grammatical analysis of the LSWE Corpus 37 38 I N T R O D U C T I O N : A CORPUS-BASED A P P R O A C H TO E N G L I S H G R A M M A R checking program is used to code each noun phrase. The program cycles through a text, stopping when it reaches each noun or pronoun. It then prompts the user to select the correct codes for that noun phrase. As with a spell-checker, there are several advantages to using an interactive grammar-checking tool for analyses of this type.
A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language by Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik
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