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Concordancing

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Presentation showing how to use a concordancer to check how the word 'worth' is collocated.

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Concordancing

  1. 1. Concordancing How to use a concordancer
  2. 2. Finding your Concordancer
  3. 3. Choosing your Language
  4. 4. Choosing your Corpus and Search Criteria
  5. 5. Alphabetical Output
  6. 6. Can we follow ‘worth’ with ‘to’?
  7. 7. What verb form seems to follow ‘worth’?
  8. 8. What other words can you see that commonly follow ‘worth’?
  9. 9. Can you see another type of word which often follows ‘worth’?
  10. 10. Can you see another common feature of words following ‘worth’?
  11. 11. Collocation Summaries
  12. 12. Next Steps <ul><li>Write down all the common types of collocations with ‘worth’. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you notice about the use of ‘to’ after ‘worth’? </li></ul><ul><li>What should you use instead? </li></ul><ul><li>Now go to http://www.lextutor.ca/concordancers/concord_e.html and choose a new corpus and see if there are any differences between spoken and written English. </li></ul>

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