THE CORPUS ANALYSIS OF THE NOMINATIVE FIELD OF THE CONCEPT LANGUAGE POLICY IN EDUCATION AS A COMPONENT OF THE CONCEPT LANGUAGE POLICY


  • Maria Dobrushyna
Keywords: concept LANGUAGE POLICY, corpus linguistics, discourse, educational discourse, nominative field, AntConc

Abstract

This article is dedicated to the corpus research in order to establish the nominative field of the concept. The relevance of the study is the need to examine the nominative field of the concept not only by conducting a semantic analysis of dictionary definitions, but also on the materials of texts created by native speakers. This corpus research is particularly concerned with the determination of the nominative field of the concept by analysing part of the English discourse. The article analyses the concept LANGUAGE POLICY in educational discourse on the basis of scientific articles and official texts with the particular focus on the study of the educational language policy. The purpose of this research is to establish discourse information about the concept LANGUAGE POLICY IN EDUCATION.This study has been conducted on the basis of the created corpus of texts and analysed using the computer program AntConc. During this scientific research, 26 texts related to the given topic have been selected and on the basis of these texts the proprietary corpus of texts has been created.This analysis has been conducted in three stages: during the first stage, the texts involved in this study have been identified. During the second stage, the word list has been developed and analysed. During the third stage, the results of the study have been presented schematically, where the key verbalizers of the concept LANGUAGE POLICY IN EDUCATION have been identified, and it has been found that both the key nominations and the close periphery are formed by lexical units that are directly related to education.

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Published
2021-08-02
How to Cite
Dobrushyna, M. (2021). THE CORPUS ANALYSIS OF THE NOMINATIVE FIELD OF THE CONCEPT LANGUAGE POLICY IN EDUCATION AS A COMPONENT OF THE CONCEPT LANGUAGE POLICY. Anglistics and Americanistics, 1(18), 32-37. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15421/382105
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RELEVANT ISSUES OF LINGUISTICS