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Cambridge English Corpus – a multibillion-word database by Cambridge University Press

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The Cambridge English Corpus has been all over the news recently! The Times, Daily Mail, BBC, and the Times of India have all been reporting on how language has changed over the past twenty years, featuring the Corpus.

The Cambridge English Corpus contains examples of written and spoken English from a wide range of sources, including books, newspapers, and recordings of conversations and television  programmes. It includes billions of words, and is a vital record of how the English language is actually used.

The Cambridge Learner Corpus is a part of the Cambridge English Corpus, and contains examples of the English used by language learners taken from actual Cambridge exam scripts. The corpus is used by Cambridge University Press in the design of  exam preparation materials that reflect real English usage and can help students learn from the common mistakes that learners make.

What the papers say:
Research Horizons
Daily Mail
Times of India

Written by Cambridge English Southern Europe

May 28, 2013 at 10:00 am

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  1. Yes, that’d be very useful to do…

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