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An investigation of the

language patterns of Online


News Sports Corpus
ANIS NABILAH BINTI MOHD ZAINUL ARIFIEN
P85447

Introduction

Analyzing corpus of online sports news and its language pattern

Readable and easily available genre in print media all over the world.

METHODOLOGY

Corpus Compilation
1st

Articles are taken from The Malay Mail Online


Sports News

2nd

Organized from October until March


Insert header information for each article

3rd

Articles are saved in a plain .txt file for


analysis

Corpus Structure

Core

This corpus includes sports articles under 3


category
F for Field
C for Court
T for Track and Field

Size

3,000+ articles

Organization

One person one month


Each article is provided with header information
Organized based on file name and number of
articles; SCJAN1, SCJAN2 .

Header information
<SportsOnline>
<FN> SCJAN1 </FN> - File Name
<N> MM </N> - News
<A> Reuters </A> - Author
<D> 1st January 2016 </D> - Date
<T> Under-fire Van Gaal says United fans are the best </T> Title
<C> F </C> - Category
<L> 302 words </L> - Length of article

Corpus Processing
Generating KWIC

Keyword list
in AntConc

Open Study
Corpus
(Mosned)

Load
reference
corpus
(Brown
Corpus)

Generate

Injury 1,177 freq (42nd in KWIC


list)
Related themes:
Realm of pain
Perseverance
The challenges
Unexpectedness

Readers Perception
Unexpectedness
Shocking element
Out of regularity

Serena Williams ruled out of Hopman Cup


opener with inflamed knee

MI

Collocation:
But the absence here with an
unspecified
injury
of
his
legendary compatriot Lin.

T-Score (1)

T-Score (2)

Concordance list

1
minute of the match again Olympiakos with a hamstring injury. Wenger also
confirmed that midfi

2
after a quicker-than-expected recovery from a
and was withdr MOSNeD_Oct

3
Christian Benteke faces a fitness check on a
striker out of

4
ut centre-back Laurent Koscielny, who sustained a hamstring injury against
Olympiakos that saw him

5
was completed by what looked like a serious
Aguero, stretc

6
the field with what looked like a serious
be headin

7
in late August, while Pienaar is over a hamstring injury sustained in pre-season.
Everton

8
ielder returned from England Under-19 duty with a
players are our fu

9
for up to a month after suffering a
second

10

hamstring injury, struggled to cope


hamstring injury which has kept the

hamstring injury for striker Sergio

hamstring injury. The game appeared to

hamstring injury. "These young

hamstring injury. Ramey limped off in the

by the loss of Aaron Ramsey to a hamstring injury. Ramsey hobbled out of the Bayer

Thank you