L-LIN/12 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Course Structure

Lectures and workshops, which will be held in English

Detailed Course Content

After introducing a statistical approach to language analysis, the module will focus on the use of software for a) for the analysis of lexis, with particular emphasis on collocation, keywords and lexical density, b) a lexico-grammatical approach to language description; c) the analysis of language variation, focusing on registers; d) sociolinguistic and stylistic studies; e) Diachronic comparisons.

Textbook Information

Brezina, Vaclav 2018 Statistics in Corpus Linguistics. A Practical Guide, Cambridge University Press, pp. 296.

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