ICAME Journal 31


Computers in English Linguistics

No. 31 – April 2007

International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English
Aksis – The Centre of Culture, Language and Information Technology



Costas Gabrielatos Selecting query terms to build a specialised corpus from a restricted-access database 5
Charlotte Hommerberg and Gunnel Tottie Try to or try and? Verb complementation in British and American English 45
Merja Kytö, Terry Walker and Peter Grund English witness depositions 1560–1760: An electronic text edition 65
Magnus Levin and Hans Lindquist Sticking one’s nose in the data: Evaluation in phraseological sequences with nose 87
Christoph Rühlemann Lexical grammar: The GET-passive as a case in point 111
Nicholas Smith and Paul Rayson Recent change and variation in the British English use of the progressive passive 129


Karin Aijmer and Bengt Altenberg (eds.) Advances in corpus linguistics. Papers from the 23rd International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 23), Göteborg 22–26 May 2002. (Kay Wikberg) 161
Paul Baker Using corpora in discourse analysis. (Karin Aijmer)


Sabine Braun, Kurt Kohn and Joybrato Mukherjee (eds.) Corpus technology and language pedagogy. (Hilde Hasselgård)


Joybrato Mukherjee English ditransitive verbs. Aspects of theory, description and a usage-based model. (Jan Aarts)


Junsaku Nakamura, Nagayuki Inoue and Tomoji Tabata (eds.) English corpora under Japanese eyes. (Shunji Yamazaki)


Antoinette Renouf and Andrew Kehoe (eds.) The changing face of corpus linguistics. (Claudia Claridge)


Shorter notice

Ana Díaz-Negrillo and Miguel Ángel García-Cumbreras A tagging tool for error analysis on learner corpora 197

ICAME services

Knut Hofland ICAME Web-site
ICAME – CD-ROM Version 2
Conditions on the use of ICAME corpus material 206
Use of ICAME texts within an institution 206
Information for contributors 207