Exercising Xaira with BNC Baby
This section of the web site contains a range of exercises
developed by Martin Wynne to show how Xaira can be used to support an
introductory course on English grammar, based on the BNC Baby corpus.
- Section A Unit 1: Concordancer Activities
1-4: Introduction; "fast" concordancing; sorting out "wrap"
- Section A Unit 2: Concordancer Activities
1-3: Searching for wordclasses; looking for patterns around words;
"signs" and "indications"
- Section A Unit 3: Concordancer Activities
1-3: Exploring the noun phrase; Exploring the verb phrase; Active and