SUMMARY FOR ANTCONC
AntConc is a freeware, multi-platform, multi-purpose corpus analysis toolkit, designed
specifically for use in the classroom and it is a freeware application. The Antconc software has a Concordancer Tool. Once a word, term or substring is keyed in, the search term hit will be shown. Next, the Concordance Search Term Plot Tool shows the user where a search term appears in a text, article or excerpt. The View Files Tool is used to display the search term in the original file. The Word List / Keyword List Tools will generate a list of all the words in the corpus. The Word Clusters / Bundles Tool displays clusters of words that surround a search term and orders them alphabetically or by frequency.
The Antconc program has made analyzing certain texts and articles easier.