Chapter 1 offers a close-up account of the American Movie Corpus. It presents the reasons and needs for using authentic movie dialogs together with the findings about their linguistic similarity with face-to-face conversation obtained through var- ious multi- dimensional analyses and corpus-driven criteria. Then, with these premises in mind, the AMC is described by illustrating its origins, characteristics and corpus building criteria.
|Title of host publication||The American Movie Corpus: A Tool for the Development of Spoken Lexico-Grammatical Competence|
|Number of pages||45|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
- Movie Language
- Spoken grammar
- Corpus Linguistics