English Word Sketch
Word Sketch is the easiest way to get an at-a-glance overview of a
word’s behaviour. Collocations are displayed in categorized lists to identify strong and weak
collocates easily. more»
Available Word Sketches for user corpora:
Full-featured Sketch grammar.
Word Sketch difference will compare two word sketches and will indicate
which collocates tend to combine with one word or the other. The information can be used to avoid
mistakes in word choice or to study the differences between two words with a similar meaning.
The concordancer included in Sketch Engine can be used to display a list
of examples (called concordance) of the search word or phrase as it appears in English
language text corpora. The search will display the keyword with some context to the right and
context to the left of the keyword (KWIC concordance).
English term extraction
Terminology extraction is a feature of Sketch Engine which automatically
identifies single-word and multi-word terms in a subject-specific English text by comparing
it to a general English corpus. The tool is aimed at translators, terminologists, ESP teachers
and anyone who needs to deal with domain texts. The screen with results includes links to example
sentences and Wikipedia definitions.