JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2010, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (1): 87-92.

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A Corpus-based Approach to English Grammaticalization

XIANG Ming-you   

  1. School of Foreign languages, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics , Beijing 100191, China
  • Received:2009-12-31 Online:2010-01-25 Published:2010-06-30

Abstract:

Corpus-based researches on English Grammaticalization have been proved successf ul in the west. Based on the books and papers on English Grammaticalization pub lished recently, this paper introduces the explanatory power of corpus in gramma ticalization studies with intention to arouse Chinese scholars- interests in cor pus-based approach to grammaticalization.

Key words: corpus-based, grammaticalization, linguistics

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