Concordancer Study language in authentic texts

The concordancer is a search tool for authentic academic English, allowing the user to explore vocabulary use, frequency, collocation and more.

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Uses the academic section of the BNC Baby.
Uses the BAWE (British Academic Written English) corpus.
Uses the BASE (British Academic Spoken English) corpus.

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