Corpus-based Analyses of the Problem-Solution Pattern: A by Lynne Flowerdew

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Chapter 3. The two corpora Table 3-1. Comparison of frequencies in a general and a specialised corpus (Sinclair 2005: 15) Number of different word-forms (types) Number that occur once only Number that occur twice only Twenty times or more 200 times or more LOB HK % 69990 36796 9890 4750 471 27210 11430 3837 3811 687 39% 31% 39% *0% (69%) With regard to the investigation of specific items, McEnery and Wilson (2001: 154) point out that the lower the frequency of the feature one wishes to investigate, the larger the corpus should be.

E. report, would contain signals for elements of the pattern, thereby providing further evidence for classifying these reports as Problem-Solution based because the pattern itself was so salient and the link between particular words and roles the pattern so fixed. For the reference corpus, I used the one-million word core written component of the BNC, as I did not have access to the full BNC at the time. However, this general corpus is still satisfactory for my purposes as it contains 86 texts from nine different subject domains.

It was also noted that there were five misuses of the apostrophe s in STUCORP, with it’s substituted for possessive its, but these misspellings were also retained in accordance with my desire to tamper with the text as little as possible. e. hyphens and apostrophes within words, for ease of expediency. e. g. organize vs. organise) as this would have meant making adjustments in the text, rather than relying on the Wordlist output, and in any case such adjustments would have made very little difference in the subsequent analysis.

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