Exploring Colloquial Word Usage in a Text


This recipe takes a text and explores the use of colloquial words within it using tools such as Aggregate, Concordance, Co-occurrence and Collocation.

  1. Login to the TAPoR portal;
  2. Generate an Aggregate text by supplying search terms to an aggregation tool such as TAPoR Googlizer;
  3. Save the results to the Databench;
  4. List the words by frequency in the Aggregate text using a tool such as Voyant Corpus Term Frequencies.
  5. Explore more frequently returned words using a tool such as Voyant Document KWICs.