Welcome to the Corpus Linguistics course site!

This series of six lunch-time sessions offers an introduction to the use of the corpus in linguistic research. You will learn about tools, resources and methods by examining practical examples from the corpus linguistic literature.

Material used and distributed in the sessions is gathered under each session link below. General handouts can be found at the bottom of this page.
If you would like the files in an alternative format, please contact ylva.berglund@it.ox.ac.uk or martin.wynne@it.ox.ac.uk

If you have any questions about the course or this site, please contact Ylva (ylva.berglund@it.ox.ac.uk) or Martin (martin.wynne@it.ox.ac.uk).


  1. Introduction
  2. The tools of the trade
  3. Collocation
  4. Annotation
  5. Creating a corpus
  6. Using the corpus in linguistic research

General handouts: