A Frequency Dictionary of British English: Core Vocabulary and Exercises for Learners

Author:   Vaclav Brezina ,  Dana Gablasova
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781032272696


Pages:   340
Publication Date:   30 November 2023
Format:   Paperback
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Comprehensive information about word frequencies and distributions across different genres/registers. Also includes an extensive coverage of English collocations. Readers can test and improve their knowledge of English vocabulary using this volume. A companion for anyone interested in current British English. Prepared by specialists in corpus linguistics from Lancaster University.

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Author:   Vaclav Brezina ,  Dana Gablasova
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.650kg
ISBN:  

9781032272696


ISBN 10:   1032272694
Pages:   340
Publication Date:   30 November 2023
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Series preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Frequency wordlist Alphabetical wordlist Frequency wordlist according to word classes New General Service List (New GSL) Vocabulary exercises

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"""If you want to know how frequently words are used in different contexts across speech and writing and with what other words these are associated, you might be interested in a new dictionary ... This dictionary is based on the British National Corpus 2014, a large balanced dataset developed at Lancaster University that represents current British English usage. The dictionary will appeal to those interested in British English for research, as well as for the purposes of language learning and teaching. For students and teachers in particular, this dictionary offers a wide range of exercises to activate vocabulary knowledge ... The dictionary is accompanied by a website Lancslex that allows active engagement with frequency and distribution information about words in British English. The website’s user-friendly interface facilitates effortless word searches and text analysis for examining lexical sophistication."" - Words, words, words: A new Frequency Dictionary of British English, CASS, ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science"


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Vaclav Brezina is Professor of Corpus Linguistics at Lancaster University Dana Gablasova is Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University

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