Corpus Linguistics for Education provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to the use of corpus research-methods in the field of education. Taking a hands-on approach to showcase the applications of corpora in the exploration of educationally relevant topics, this book:

• covers 18 key skills including corpus building, the role of frequency, different corpus methods, transcription and annotation;

• demonstrates the use of available corpora and desktop and online corpus analysis tools to conduct original analyses;

• features case studies and step-by-step guides within each chapter;

• emphasises the use of interview data in research projects.

Corpus Linguistics for Education is an essential guide for students and researchers studying or conducting their own corpus-based research in education.

chapter Chapter 1|19 pages


Corpus linguistics and education research

chapter Chapter 2|15 pages

Analysing text

chapter Chapter 4|24 pages

Researching education policies

Using your own corpus

chapter Chapter 5|29 pages

Interview data

Transcription and annotation

chapter Chapter 6|33 pages

Examining lexis

Analysing peace treaties and children’s literature

chapter Chapter 7|18 pages

Analysing talk

Complex searches

chapter Chapter 8|3 pages