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"F*ckin n00b" - the pragmatics of in-game language

The significance of video game

It’s difficult to deny it: video games are a part of the lives of many people today. Game series like… 717 more words


JIIINF3ST: Oslow / Corpus / Amateur Drunks / Setec / Roland Major / Frame 313 / 28.11.14

Friday 28th November // 6pm // All-ages

It’s Kevin’s Birthday! It’s a whole bunch of his favourite bands!

“I’m turning 20. Come celebrate/mourn at the Black Wire Records with a bill more mixed than Jhené Aiko*. 220 more words


Late Modern English Letters: Corpora & Tools

This post is a part 1 of 2 in a series on tips and tricks on doing research on Late Modern English letters with the help corpora and other tools. 742 more words

Using the Corpus in First-Year Writing: Combining Top-down and bottom-up approaches

I’m very pleased to have a guest blogger, James Garner,  detail his approach to using corpus tools in his EAP classroom. You can follow James (full bio below) on Twitter at @ALesl_JamesRG or email him at  966 more words

Theatre: Teesri Duniya's Corpus takes on the Holocaust

History gives up its secrets reluctantly even to the most diligent of scholars. And they can be misled, too, due to faulty memories, misinterpretation of documentation or lack of it. 658 more words


A tipple of the TED Corpus Search Engine

Maybe a series of short posts if things pan out :)

Two of my classes are learning the phonetic alphabet, they have already been introduced to it, they have had a couple of exercises on it and they have had a go playing with the… 291 more words


Using Antconc & the COCA for student projects

Tomorrow my 406 (Modern English Grammar) students submit an analysis assignment in which they’ve been asked to build and analyze their own small corpus using Antconc. 443 more words