In this session we'll be looking closely at the different types of corpora that exist, the different methods of encoding information in them and the advantages/disadvantages associated with each one.

As usual, at the end of the session there is a 10 question self-test so you can gauge how much you've taken in. There is also an opportunity to mail feedback if there are any terms or concepts that you are having difficulty with, or alternatively, just to let us know what you think of the lecture and whether you can suggest any improvements.

Tony McEnery, Paul Baker.