Шуменски университет „Епископ Константин Преславски” ФАКУЛТЕТ ПО ХУМАНИТАРНИ НАУКИ КАТЕДРА ПО АНГЛИЙСКА ФИЛОЛОГИЯ
Abstract: The paper is intended to examine how the usage of corpora can be applied as a method of linguistic analysis. Based on two sources of corpora: Grammar Patterns 1: Verbs and the Business English Corpus it explores the corpus of English and Bulgarian logistics terms and terminological phrases developed for analyzing the language of logistics. It offers new insights from a grammatical and semantic point of view into the verbs most common in the logistics domain which are organized in meaning groups and patterns. Finally, pedagogical implications are offered in relation to language teaching.
Key words: corpus linguistics, meaning groups, patterns, terminological senses, dictionary entry