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Huber & Mukherjee (2013)

Huber, Magnus; Mukherjee, Joybrato, eds. 2013. Corpus Linguistics and Variation in English: Focus on Non-Native Englishes. Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 13.

Open Access: You can read the whole book online free of charge on the VariEng website.

This publication presents the second volume of conference proceedings from the 31st Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME), which was held in Giessen in May 2010 under the title of "Corpus linguistics and variation in English".

The 14 papers selected for this volume explore aspects of variation in language use on the basis of corpus analyses, with a particular focus on non-native (learner or second-language) Englishes. 


  • Magnus Huber & Joybrato Mukherjee: "Introduction"
  • Georg Maier: "As the case may be: A corpus-based approach to pronoun case variation in subject predicative complements in British and American English"
  • Andrea Sand: "Singapore weblogs: Between speech and writing"
  • Tobias Bernaisch: "The verb-complementational profile of offer in Sri Lankan English"
  • Stephanie Hackert, Dagmar Deuber, Carolin Biewer & Michaela Hilbert: "Modals of possibility, ability and permission in selected New Englishes"
  • Gerold Schneider & Lena Zipp: "Discovering new verb-preposition combinations in New Englishes"
  • Ruth, Osimk-Teasdale: "Applying existing tagging practices to VOICE"
  • Federico Gaspari: "A phraseological comparison of international news agency reports published online: Lexical bundles in the English language output of ANSA, Adnkronos, Reuters and UPI"
  • Nikoletta Rapti: "Data-driven grammar teaching and adolescent EFL learners in Greece"
  • Stefanie Dose: "Flipping the script: A Corpus of American Television Series (CATS) for corpus-based language learning and teaching"
  • Sandra Götz: "How fluent are advanced German learners of English (perceived to be)? Corpus findings vs. native-speaker perception"
  • Anne-Line Graedler: "NEST – a corpus in the brooding box"
  • Signe Oksefjell Ebeling: "Semantic prosody in a cross-linguistic perspective"
  • Thomas Egan: "Between and through revisited"