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Sinclair, John 1933-2007

Overview
Works: 123 works in 546 publications in 3 languages and 10,248 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Directories  Interactive multimedia  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Juvenile works  Case studies 
Roles: Editor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Author of introduction
Classifications: P302, 423
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How to use corpora in language teaching ( )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After decades of being overlooked, corpus evidence is becoming an important component of the teaching and learning of languages. Above all, the profession needs guidance in the practicalities of using corpora, interpreting the results and applying them to the problems and opportunities of the classroom. This book is intensely practical, written mainly by a new generation of language teachers who are acknowledged experts in central aspects of the discipline. It offers advice on what to do in the classroom, how to cope with teachers' queries about language, what corpora to use including learner
Linear unit grammar integrating speech and writing by John Sinclair ( )
13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
People have a natural propensity to understand language text as a succession of smallish chunks, whether they are reading, writing, speaking or listening. Linguists have found that this propensity can shed light on the nature and structure of language, and there are many studies which attempt to harness the potential of natural chunking. This book explores the role of chunking in the description of discourse, especially spoken discourse. It appears that chunking offers a sound but flexible platform on which can be built a descriptive model which is more open and comprehensive than more familiar
Text and technology in honour of John Sinclair ( )
8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and Technology focuses on three major areas of modern linguistics: discourse analysis, corpus-driven analysis of language, and computational linguistics. The volume starts off with a description of the various British traditions in text analysis by Michael Stubbs. The first section "Spoken and Written Discourse" contains contributions by Martin Warren, Mohd Dahan Hazadiah., Amy B.M. Tsui, Anna Mauranen and Susan Hunston. The next section on corpus-driven analysis "Corpus Studies: Theory and Practice" contains contributions by Gill Francis, Bill Louw, Allan Partington, Elena Tognini-Bonell
English collocation studies the OSTI report by John Sinclair ( )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the first published edition of John Sinclair, Susan Jones and Robert Daley's research on collocation undertaken in 1970. The unpublished report was circulated amongst a small group of academics and was enormously influential, sparking a growth of interest in collocation amongst researchers in linguistics. Collocation was first viewed as important in computational linguistics in the work of Harold Palmer in Japan. Later M.A.K. Halliday and John Sinclair published on collocation in the 1960s. English Collocation Studies is a report on empirical research into collocation, devised by Halli
The phraseological view of language a tribute to John Sinclair ( )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The volume contains articles focussing on the role of prefabricated items in language. It provides both a discussion of Sinclair's seminal work including unpublished pieces of his manuscripts as well as articles from linguists of various fields demonstrating the relevance of this topic in theoretical as well as more applied contexts
Towards an analysis of discourse : the English used by teachers and pupils by John Sinclair ( Book )
31 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a report submitted to the Social Science Research Council and written by J. McH. Sinclair ... et al
Trust the text : language, corpus and discourse by John Sinclair ( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Sinclair is one of the most influential figures in world linguistics, an innovator who revolutionized the study of spoken discourse and pioneered corpus-based research. In this definitive collection, papers reflecting his most important work of the past decade have been collated and organized into meaningful sections, providing a clear statement of Sinclair's thinking and research. Foundations outlines the major theoretical principles on which subsequent chapters are constructed; The organization of text traces the development of Sinclair's insights into the relationship between text structure and dialogue; Lexis and grammar presents core papers on the description of vocabulary, its relationship with grammar and the role of corpus analysis in describing lexical patterns. Featuring introductions and summaries of key arguments, Trust the Text is an essential addition to any linguist's bookshelf
Collins COBUILD English dictionary by William Collins ( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and French and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fifth edition of the Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of today's English in a clear, attractive format
Techniques of description : spoken and written discourse : a festschrift for Malcolm Coulthard ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dedicated to Malcom Coulthard, this collection of specially commissioned works is a showcase for the most exciting developments in applied dicourse studies. It contains new research on descriptions forensic linguistics, gender and literary studies
Collins COBUILD English usage by Katy Shaw ( Book )
40 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divided into three sections for usage, grammar and topic entries, this revised and updated version includes new and updated examples, coverage of American English and graded lists of words to help learners build their active vocabulary
Corpus, concordance, collocation by John Sinclair ( Book )
30 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collins COBUILD (Collins Birmingham University International Language Database) English language dictionary by John Sinclair ( Book )
21 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"COBUILD is the Collins Birmingham University International Language Database" Spine title: Collins COBUILD dictionary : Engli sh language
Collins COBUILD English grammar by John Sinclair ( Book )
42 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gebaseeerd op gegevens uit de Collins Birmingham University International Language Database. Voor gevorderde studenten Engels
Reading concordances : an introduction by John Sinclair ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collins Cobuild learner's dictionary ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accounting problems and cases by John Sinclair ( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BBC English dictionary by RaW (Organization) ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leer Engelse woorden aan de hand van 60.000 voorbeelden
Collins cobuild student's grammar by Dave Willis ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collins thesaurus by Justin Crozier ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume provides a range of synonyms and antonyms as well as practical guidance on effective English. It shows synonyms first, highlighted for each word. Lists of opposites are included at many entries. The practical layout helps you find what you want when you want it. Previous ed.: published as Collins essential English thesaurus. 2003
The Times English dictionary by John Sinclair ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John McHardy 1933-2007
John Sinclair 1933-2007
MacHardy Sinclair, John 1933-2007
McHardy Sinclair, John 1933-2007
Sinclair, J.
Sinclair, J. M.
Sinclair, J. M. 1933-2007
Sinclair, J. M. (John M.)
Sinclair, J. M. (John McHardy), 1933-2007
Sinclair, J. McH.
Sinclair, J. McH. 1933-2007
Sinclair, J. McH. (John McHardy), 1933-2007
Sinclair, John
Sinclair John 1933-2007
Sinclair John M. 1933-2007
Sinclair, John M. (John McHardy), 1933-2007
Sinclair, John MacH. 1933-2007
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Sinclair, John McH. 1933-2007
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