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Description - Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese by Tony McEnery

This volume represents the first book-length corpus-based contrastive studies of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet distinctly different world languages in the 21st century, on the basis of large matching corpora of authentic spoken and written data in the two languages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415992459
ISBN-10: 0415992451
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 202
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tony McEnery

Richard Xiao is Senior Lecturer in English and Chinese Studies at Edge Hill University, UK. He has published extensively in corpus linguistics as well as contrastive and translation studies. Richard's recent books include Aspect in Mandarin Chinese (2004), Corpus-Based Language Studies (2006), and A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese (2009). Tony McEnery is Professor of English Linguistics and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Lancaster University, UK. As a world renowned corpus linguist, he has published numerous books including Corpus Linguistics (1996/2001), Aspect in Mandarin Chinese (2004), Corpus-Based Language Studies (2006), and Corpora in Linguistics (2010).

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