This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
Focuses on three major areas of modern linguistics: discourse analysis, corpus-driven analysis of language, and computational linguistics. An extensive index further enhances the value of this collection as a reference point for many of the issues that currently lie at the heart of modern linguistics research.