Michigan Corpus Linguistics Home
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The Michigan Corpus Linguistics team consists of researchers and students at the University of Michigan (U-M) English Language Institute (ELI). We create corpora of spoken and written academic English, provide corpus-based materials for EAP (English for Academic Purposes) teaching, and carry out research in different areas of corpus linguistics.
On our website you find information about the corpora we make available, the projects we work on, and the training we provide to ELI visiting scholars and University of Michigan students.
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We hope you will find the Michigan Corpus Linguistics website useful. If you have any questions or comments on our projects or would like to let us know how you are using our resources in your research and teaching, please feel free to contact us at . We look forward to hearing from you!
Below, find information about the corpora we make available, the projects we work on, and the training we provide to ELI visiting scholars and University of Michigan students.
MICASE is a collection of nearly 1.8 million words of transcribed academic speech from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
MICUSP is a collection of around 830 A and A- graded papers (roughly 2.6 million words) from a range of disciplines across four academic divisions.
The JSCC is a collection of transcripts from an academic conference held in honour of John Swales in June 2006, totaling around 100,000 words.
A project that aims to better understand and support the instructional needs of international student writers and Generation 1.5 writers.
Information about our research activities and training we provide in corpus analysis