An Overview of Corpus Linguistics Studies on Prepositions

Norwati Roslim, Jayakaran Mukundan

Abstract


Studies on prepositions have been explored in corpus linguistics. They have been studied in various perspectives mainly in relation to frequency and collocational information. In order to look at the developments of these studies, this paper will focus on the development of sequence of studies of prepositions in three decades as observed by the authors. In keeping up with the developments, this paper will also look into the scenario of English language corpus work in Malaysia. Based on these review, this paper will then further add to this body of knowledge by providing a more tangible and practical applications in dealing with prepositions from the perspectives of the teaching and learning of prepositions.


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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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