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Looking at part-of-speech annotation in WordSmith


In this session we will be looking at part-of-speech (POS) annotation. You may also come across the terms "(grammatical) wordclass annotation" or "morphosyntactic annotation", or even more confusingly just "tagging". They all refer to the same thing!

Introduction to part-of-speech annotation and the BNC Sampler

Variation across part-of-speech for "talk"

Comparing frequencies for corpora of different sizes

Phrasal verbs


When you have finished this session, you might like to have a look at the WordSmith review questions.

Click here to go to the WordSmith Review Questions