Author: Bilal Kadiri

American and British English: Divided by a Common Language?

 Written by Bilal Kadiri, King Khalid University The ‘Featured Book’ blog articles will be released at least once a month and will focus on not only recently published books, but also those which have made a key contribution within the field of Corpus Linguistics. The first book to be featured on the AAC Blog is Paul Baker’s piece entitled ‘American and British English: Divided by a Common Language?’ , which is published by Cambridge University Press.  Baker examined changes in language usage in American and British English by analysing data from eight corpora (Extended Brown Family of Corpora, AmE...

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Laurence Anthony: The Thomas Edison of Corpus Linguistics

Written by Bilal Kadiri, King Khalid University The ‘Featured Researcher’ blog articles aim to provide a more detailed insight (when compared with the researcher profiles) into some of the prominent researchers within the field of Corpus Linguistics. The first researcher to be featured on the AAC Blog is Laurence Anthony, who is a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Waseda University, Japan. There are a number of researchers who have made an immense contribution to Corpus Linguistics over the past few decades and it was a tricky decision as to who to feature first. However, I...

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