Publications

Books

Leech, G., M. Hundt, C. Mair and N. Smith. (2009). Change in Contemporary English: A Grammatical Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hoffmann, S., S. Evert, N. Smith, D. Lee and Y. Berglund-Prytz. (2008). Corpus Linguistics with BNCweb – a Practical Guide. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. [Shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize 2009]

Journal Articles

Broccias, C. and N. Smith. (2010). Same time, across time: Simultaneity clauses from Late Modern to Present-Day English. English Language and Linguistics 14(3): 347-371.

Celle, A. and N. Smith. (2010). Beyond aspect: Will be -ing and shall be –ing. Special issue: Future time reference in English. English Language and Linguistics 14(2): 239–269.

Hinrichs, L., N. Smith and B. Waibel. (2010). Manual of information for the part-of-speech tagged, postedited ‘Brown’ corpora. ICAME Journal 34: 189-230.

Hundt, M. and N. Smith. (2009). The present perfect in British and American English: Has there been any change, recently? ICAME Journal, 33: 45-63.

Smith, N., S. Hoffmann and P. Rayson. (2008). Corpus tools and methods, today and tomorrow: Incorporating linguists’ manual annotations. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 23(2): 163-180.

Smith, N., and P. Rayson. (2007). Recent change and variation in British English use of the progressive passive. ICAME Journal 31: 107-137.

Beal, J., K. Corrigan, N. Smith and P. Rayson. (2007). Writing the vernacular: Transcribing and tagging the Newcastle Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English. Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English, vol. 1. http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/01/.

Leech, G. and N. Smith. (2005). Extending the possibilities of corpus-based research on English in the twentieth century: A prequel to LOB and FLOB. ICAME Journal 29: 83-98

Mair, C., M. Hundt, G. Leech and N. Smith. (2002). Short term diachronic shifts in part-of-speech frequencies: a comparison of the tagged LOB and F-LOB corpora. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 7(2): 245-264.

Book Chapters

Smith, N. and E. Seoane. (2013). Categorizing syntactic constructions in a corpus. In M. Krug and J. Schlüter (eds.) Research Methods in Language Variation and Change. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

Smith, N. and G. Leech. (2013). Verb structures in twentieth-century British English. In B. Aarts, J. Close, G. Leech and S. Wallis (eds.) The Verb Phrase in English: Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 68-98.

Leech, G., N. Smith and P. Rayson. (2012). English style on the move: variation and change in stylistic norms in the twentieth century. In M. Kytö (ed.) English Corpus Linguistics: Crossing Paths. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 69-98.

Leech, G. and N. Smith. (2009). Change and constancy in linguistic change: How grammatical usage in written English evolved in the period 1931-1991. In A. Renouf and A. Kehoe (eds.) Corpus Linguistics: Refinements and Reassessments. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 173-200.

Rayson, P., D. Archer, A. Baron & N. Smith. (2008). Travelling through time with Corpus Annotation Software. In B. Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (ed.), Corpus Linguistics, Computer Tools, and Applications – State of the Art. PALC 2007, 29–46. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Leech, G. and N. Smith. (2006). Recent grammatical change in written English 1961-1992: some preliminary findings of a comparison of American with British English. In A. Renouf and A. Kehoe (eds.) The Changing Face of Corpus Linguistics. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 185-204.

Smith, N. (2003). Changes in the modals and semi–modals of strong obligation and epistemic necessity in recent British English. In R. Facchinetti, M. Krug and F. Palmer (eds.) Modality in Contemporary English. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 241-267.

Smith, N. (2002). Ever moving on: changes in the progressive in recent British English. In Peters, P., P. Collins and A. Smith (eds.) New Frontiers of Corpus Research. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 317-330.

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