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By Karin Aijmer, Christoph Rühlemann

Corpus linguistics is a common strategy which makes use of real language information, kept in huge laptop corpora, because the foundation for linguistic examine. relocating clear of the normal intuitive method of linguistics, which used made-up examples, corpus linguistics has made an important contribution to all components of the sector. till very lately, corpus linguistics has concentrated nearly solely on syntax and the lexicon; even though corpus-based ways to the opposite subfields of linguistics at the moment are swiftly rising, and this can be the 1st guide on corpus pragmatics as a box. Bringing jointly a staff of top students from world wide, this instruction manual appears to be like at how using corpus info has educated study into varied key features of pragmatics, together with pragmatic ideas, pragmatic markers, evaluate, reference, speech acts, and conversational organization.

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