ICAME Journal 24


Computers in English Linguistics

No. 24 – April 2000

International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English
The HIT Centre – Humanities Information Technologies Research Programme


Merja Kytö, Anna-Brita Stenström and Jan Aarts From the Editors 5


Eric Atwell, George Demetriou, John Hughes, Amanda Schiffrin, Clive Souter and Sean Wilcock A comparative evaluation of modern English corpus grammatical annotation schemes 7
Ylva Berglund Utilising Present-day English corpora: A case study concerning expressions of future 25
Raymond Hickey Processing corpora with Corpus Presenter 65
Merja Kytö, Juhani Rudanko and Erik Smitterberg Building a bridge between the present and the past: A corpus of 19th-century English 85
Erik Smitterberg, Sabine Reich and Angela Hahn The present progressive in political and academic language in the 19th and 20th centuries: A corpus-based investigation 99


Nelleke Oostdijk Beyond the great tradition of English grammars Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English, by Douglas Biber, Stig Johansson, Geoffrey Leech, Susan Conrad and Edward Finegan 119
Erik Smitterberg Gill Francis, Susan Hunston and Elizabeth Manning (eds). Collins COBUILD Grammar Patterns 2: Nouns and Adjectives.


Jürgen Esser Hilde Hasselgård and Signe Oksefjell (eds). Out of Corpora: Studies in Honour of Stig Johansson.


Christer Geisler Ahmad S. Peyawary The Core Vocabulary of International English: A Corpus Approach.


Inge de Mönnink Patrik Svensson Number and Countability in English Nouns. An Embodied Model.


Shorter notices

Claudia Claridge The 20th ICAME conference in Freiburg, Germany (26–30 May 1999) 147
Wang, Jianxin HIT and ICAME – A visiting researcher’s observation 151
Margareta Westergren Axelsson USE – The Uppsala Student English Corpus: An instrument for needs analysis 155
Evelyn S. Firchow and Anna A. Grotans The Computer Clearinghouse Project 158
Merja Kytö and Matti Rissanen English historical corpora: Report on developments in 1999 159

ICAME services

Knut Hofland ICAME Web-site
ICAME – CD-ROM Version 2
Conditions on the use of ICAME corpus material 178
Information for contributors 179