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PART 3: Case study 2. Possessives in spoken English

This video presents another case study showing the use of corpus techniques in variationist sociolinguistics.

Vaclav Brezina presents another case study on the use of possessives ‘s vs. of in Spoken BNC1994 and Spoken BNC2014.

The case study demonstrates the advantages of the variationist approach with a clearly defined Labovian sociolinguistic variable.

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Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation

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