Citing sources: Exercises

Exercise 9

Incorporate a quotation from Owen in the text at a suitable point. Decide on a suitable place to include the quotation. Make any changes necessary to the text.


The grammarian and the language teacher need the corpus as servant, not as master.

(C. Owen (1993). In an article "Corpus-based grammar and the Heineken effect: Lexico-grammatical description for language learners", in the journal Applied Linguistics, vol. 14, pages 167-87. This quotation is from page 185.)


It is important that dictionaries which contain grammatical information and grammars which contain lexical information should be corpus-based and not corpus-driven.

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