Projects

The linguistic challenges of the transition from primary to secondary school (ESRC)

2018-2021

The University of Leeds and Lancaster University’s ESRC-funded Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) are working together to investigate the language barriers encountered by pupils in England as they progress from primary to secondary school.

Project team: Alice Deignan, Elena Semino, Michael Inglis, Gary Chambers, Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Constant Leung

Visit the project website for more information about the project.

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The Spoken British National Corpus 2014 (ESRC, CUP)

2013-2017

Lancaster University’s ESRC-funded Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) and Cambridge University Press worked together to build a new version of the spoken component of the British National Corpus, sampled from the mid-2010s.

Project team: Tony McEnery, Claire Dembry, Andrew Hardie, Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love

Visit the BNC2014 project website for more information about the project, including access to the corpus.

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