Beware the range in RANGE, and the academic in AWL

Neufeld S., Hancioglu N., Eldridge J.

SYSTEM, cilt.39, ss.533-538, 2011 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.system.2011.10.010
  • Dergi Adı: SYSTEM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.533-538


This article examines a recent example of published research on the vocabulary profile of a financial corpus based on the Academic Word List (AWL) to illustrate not only the erroneous output from vocabulary profiling tools but also the pitfalls of using the AWL as a filter for academic lexis.