[Corpora-List] Stubbs' analogy?

Marco Rocha marcor at cce.ufsc.br
Wed Dec 14 14:19:05 CET 2005


Hi, as far as I remember, I saw the analogy for the first time in Leech
(1992). Reference below.

Leech, G. Corpora and theories of linguistic performance.
In: J. Svartvik. Directions in corpus linguistics.
Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp.105-22.

Marco Rocha

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Xiao, Zhonghua wrote:


> Xiaotian,

>

> You might wish to check the following references:

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> Stubbs, Michael. 1996. Text and Corpus Analysis. Oxford: Blackwell. (p.231)

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> Stubbs, Michael. 1999. 'Society, education and language: the last 2,000 (and the next 20?) years of language teaching'. Plenary lecture given at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. University of Edinburgh. September 1999.

>

> Best,

>

> Richard

>

> ________________________________

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> From: owner-corpora at lists.uib.no on behalf of Xiaotian Guo

> Sent: Tue 13/12/2005 19:00

> To: corpora at hd.uib.no

> Subject: [Corpora-List] Stubbs' analogy?

>

>

> Dear colleagues

>

> I remember Michael Stubbs once used an analogy in stressing the importance of the advent of corpora to linguists and the analogy is the creation of telescope to astronauts. But I forgot the source. Could anybody direct me to the reference?

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> Michael, if you could see the query, you are more than welcome to reply youself.

>

>

> Best

>

>

> Xiaotian Guo

>

> PhD candidate

> The University of Birmingham

>

>






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