9th International Scientific Conference Technics and Informatics in Education – TIE 2022 (2022) стр. 379-383

АУТОР(И): Zorica Đurović

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DOI: 10.46793/TIE22.379Q


We frequently mention or use the concept of keywords. However, many are unaware of the possibilities of dealing with them on a different level, which would include accurate statistics and a justified selection of words and phrases (n-grams) that can be considered specific vocabulary and word clusters for a certain type of text. The paper aims to present a possible and reliable method of providing such lexical information for specific technical genres. In our case, it would be a collection of marine engineering technical manuals for tanker ships. The purpose of the methodology presented is to provide a lexical tool that can be applied to any technical genre or more of them and that provides us with useful and concentrated ESP vocabulary material to be used in ESP classes and courses.


keywords; n-grams; marine engineering; technical manuals.


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