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By Renata Frosztęga

ISBN-10: 3656986940

ISBN-13: 9783656986942

Bachelor Thesis from the 12 months 2014 within the topic Speech technology / Linguistics, grade: five, , language: English, summary: the purpose of this thesis is to debate convinced elements of the language of ebook experiences, stressing the significance and indispensability of a corpus-based method in any learn of this sort. The thesis is to teach that the check in of booklet reviewing is a really expert language, characterised through particular vocabulary. by means of this is often intended that there exist a few phrases and words which are typically used extra often the following than in different registers, or that a few phrases have a distinct, narrowed meaning.

For this objective the researcher has compiled her personal corpus of e-book reports in an digital shape, which supplies the root for the research. This selection of written language samples is often called the homemade e-book assessment Corpus (henceforth, DIY BRC). As regards the resource of fabrics, the stories come from the internet sites of well known caliber newspapers.

In order to make sure the examine a comparatively excessive reliability, the linguistic facts has to be as huge as attainable. for this reason, my corpus (DIY BRC) totals nearly a hundred and fifteen 000 phrases derived from as many as 166 publication stories. The suggest pattern dimension is among 660 and 982 words.

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