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Parallel and comparable corpora: What are they up to?

By A. M. McEnery and R. Z. Xiao

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With ever increasing international exchange and accelerated globalisation, translation and contrastive studies are more popular than ever. As part of this new wave of research on translation and contrastive studies, corpora, and multilingual corpora in particular, have a prominent role. In this chapter, we will illustrate the value of parallel and comparable corpora to translation and contrastive studies

Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lancs.ac.uk:59
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