Change in Contemporary English: A Grammatical Study

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Based on the systematic analysis of large amounts of computer-readable text, this book shows how the English language has been changing in the recent past, often in unexpected and previously undocumented ways. The study is based on a group of matching corpora, known as the 'Brown family' of corpora, supplemented by a range of other corpus materials, both written and spoken, drawn mainly from the later twentieth century. Among the matters receiving particular attention are the influence of American English on British English ...

Change in Contemporary English: A Grammatical Study 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107410466

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Change in Contemporary English: A Grammatical Study 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521867221

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