6 step introduction to using online corpus material:
Step 1: 2 minutes
Go to the link below and have a look at the list (don’t start playing yet!) of corpus available on the site.
Step 2: 10 mins
(or more if you enjoy exploring / experimenting yourself, if not, go to step 3,4)
Go into the COCA one on the link below and “have a play” with it to familiarize yourself with the layout.
Step 3: 5 mins
If you like it register in order to keep using it, if not, have fun doing something else!!!
Step 4: 5-10 mins
Start watching any videos you want on the Internet OR watch this video then have a go yourself
Step 5 : 10 -20minutes
Again, feel free to start watching any video you like OR watch and do yourself with the following video
Step 6: 10-20 mins