ICAME Journal 34


Computers in English Linguistics

No. 34 – April 2010

International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English
Uni Digital



ICE Age 2: ICE corpora of New Englishes in the making

Carolin Biewer, Marianne Hundt and Lena Zipp ‘How’ a Fiji corpus? Challenges in the compilation of an ESL ICE component 5
Dagmar Deuber Standard English and situational variation: Sociolinguistic considerations in the compilation of ICE-Trinidad and Tobago 24
Stephanie Hackert ICE Bahamas: Why and how? 41
Michaela Hilbert and Manfred Krug The compilation of ICE Malta: State of the art and challenges along the way 54
Joybrato Mukherjee, Marco Schilk and Tobias Bernaisch Compiling the Sri Lankan component of ICE: Principles, problems, prospects 64
Eva-Maria Wunder, Holger Voormann and Ulrike Gut The ICE Nigeria corpus project: Creating an open, rich and accurate corpus 78

Other Articles

Peter H. Fries Charles C. Fries, linguistics and corpus linguistics 89
Stefan Th. Gries and Naoki Otani Behavioral profiles: A corpus-based perspective on synonymy and antonymy 121
Lilo Moessner Mandative constructions in Middle English 151
Martin Warren Online corpora for specific purposes 169

F-LOB/Frown manual

Lars Hinrichs, Nicholas Smith and Birgit Waibel Manual of information for the part-of-speech-tagged, post-edited ‘Brown’ corpora


Karin Aijmer (ed.) Corpora and language teaching. (Gudrun Rawoens) 233
Winnie Cheng, Chris Greaves and Martin Warren A corpus-driven study of discourse intonation. The Hong Kong Corpus of Spoken English (Prosodic).(Anne Wichmann)


Peter Collins Modals and quasi-modals in English. (Udo Fries)


Chris Greaves ConcGram 1.0: A phraseological search engine. (Andrew Kehoe) 245
Andreas H. Jucker, Daniel Schreier and Marianne Hundt (eds.) Corpora: Pragmatics and discourse. (Thomas Egan)


Geoffrey Leech, Marianne Hundt, Christian Mair and Nicholas Smith Change in contemporary English. A grammatical study. (Magnus Levin)


Ute Römer and Rainer Schulze (eds.) Exploring the lexis-grammar interface. (Joe Trotta)


Simone E. Pfenninger Grammaticalization paths of English and High German existential constructions: A corpus-based study. (Claudia Claridge)


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Use of ICAME texts within an institution 288
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