Education Programs: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Period of Performance

10/1/1978 - 1/31/1981

Funding Totals

$216,942.00 (approved)
$216,942.00 (awarded)

A Corpus-Based Approach to English-German Contrastive Grammar

FAIN: EH-*1367-78

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)
Walter F. W. Lohnes (Project Director: May 1978 to October 1990)

To produce a computer-based facility, incorporating several compatible corpora of German and English materials, making data available for lexicographs, linguists, grammerians, and textbook writers.

To make the existing corpora from the Institute for Basic German and the Stanford Computer Archive of Language Materials structurally comparative; to ready computer-generated copy for publications; to produce a bibliography to serve as a basis for the contrastive grammar project; and to define key areas of English-German contrasts and of learner error.