By B. T. Sue Atkins,Michael Rundell
it is a down-to-earth, 'how to do it' textbook at the making of dictionaries. Written via expert lexicographers with over seventy years' event among them, the ebook provides a step by step path for the educational of lexicographers in all settings, together with publishing homes, schools, and universities world-wide, and for the educating of lexicography as an educational self-discipline. It takes readers throughout the tactics of designing, amassing, and annotating a corpus of texts; indicates find out how to examine the information so as to extract the proper details; and demonstrates how those findings are drawn jointly within the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic parts that make up an access. The authors clarify the relevance and alertness of modern linguistic theories, comparable to prototype conception and body semantics, and describe the function of software program within the manipulation of knowledge and the compilation of entries. they supply sensible routines at each degree.
The Oxford consultant to useful Lexicography attracts on fabrics constructed through the authors over greater than 20 years of training classes for publishing homes and universities within the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the united kingdom, and Europe. it is going to be welcomed far and wide by means of lexicographers, lecturers of lexicography, and their scholars. it's also attention-grabbing interpreting for all these attracted to getting to know how dictionaries are made.