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Sketch Engine

To create your own corpus:

  1. Click on the 'Log in' option
  2. Click on the link to 'Authenticate using a single sign-on (SSO) service'
  3. Search for 'University of Reading' and 'continue'
  4. Login with your University username and password
  5. You will then see the 'Create corpus' option in the menu on the left


The Sketch Engine (SkE) is designed for anyone wanting to research how words behave. It is a Corpus Query System incorporating word sketches, one-page, automatic, corpus-derived summary of a word’s grammatical and collocational behaviour.

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