"Corpus Based Language Studies": - covers the major theoretical approaches to the use of corpus data - adopts a 'how to' approach with exercises and cases, affording students with the knowledge and tools to undertake their own corpus-based research - gathers together influential readings from leading names in the discipline, including: Biber, Widdowson, Stubbs, Carter and McCarthy - is supported by a website featuring long extracts for analysis by students with commentary by the authors. Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, "Corpus Based Language Studies" is an essential resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics.
Tony McEnery is Professor of English Language and Linguistics and Head of the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK.
Richard Xiao is a researcher at the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK.
Yukio Tono is Professor at the Department of Languages and Cultures, Meikai University, Japan.