[Corpora-List] [CLLT] [CLLT/CORPORA] help with world Englishes

Louber, Ismael louberismael at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 06:58:17 CET 2008


Hi all,

I was wondering if an EIL corpora existed. I am working on a project involving analysis of EIL using computer tools.Any help much appreciated

Many thanks...

Ishmael

On 18/11/2008, Eric Atwell <eric at comp.leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
> Marcia,
>
> I have collected 200,000-word samples of English-language text from websites
> from 90 different countries around the world, including many where
> English is L2, and all your specfied variants except Scottish English
> (Scotland does not have its own Top Level Domain, unfortunately).
>
> Is this any use to you?
>
> Eric Atwell, Leeds University
>
>
> On Tue, 18 Nov 2008, Marcia Veirano wrote:
>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> I'm currently carrying out research on world Englishes and was wondering
>> if anybody could help me find corpora (that could be analysed by computer
>> programmes such as WordSmith Tools) that are representative of American,
>> Irish, Australian, Scottish and Canadian English and of English as L2.
>>
>> Thank you very much for your help,
>>
>> Marcia
>>
>>
>
> --
> Eric Atwell,
> Senior Lecturer, Language research group, School of Computing,
> Faculty of Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, Leeds LS2 9JT, England
> TEL: 0113-3435430 FAX: 0113-3435468 WWW/email: google Eric Atwell



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