The LinA-Lab in cooperation with the Center for Methods will again offer various workshops in the winter term 2021/22. Please  find an overview of all dates below and register via myStudy (Veranstaltungsverzeichnis/zusätzliche Angebote ohne CPs/Methodenzentrum/LinA-Lab):


This hands-on transcription workshop will introduce you to the basics of transcribing audio recordings using the software f4/f5 transcript. You will be provided with an overview of what transcription is, get insights into transcription conventions and tips that will help you when transcribing. There will be time to practice transcribing some examples and also the opportunity to get feedback and advice on projects. In order to make the most of this workshop, participants can mail the tutors a brief description of their intended project ahead of the workshop.

03.11. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
17.11. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
01.12. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
15.12. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
12.01. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
26.01. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
09.02. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
02.03. 14.15-15-45 Uhr


In this workshop you will learn about the possibilities of qualitative data analysis using the f4 analyse software.You will learn about the basic functions of the program. This includes the organization of texts, the creation of codes and also initial approaches to how the data can then be analyzed.

26.10. 12.15-13.45 Uhr
10.11. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
24.11. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
08.12. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
22.12. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
10.01. 14.15-15-45 Uhr
24.01. 14.15-15-45 Uhr

Sketch Engine

This workshop offers an insight into the software Sketch Engine. Sketch Engine is an ultimate online tool to analyse corpora and to find out how language works. In our workshop, we want to show you the different functions that Sketch Engine offers.

17.11. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
24.11. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
08.12. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
12.01. 14.15-15.45 Uhr


This workshop offers an introduction to AntConc, a linguistic software for text analysis. These texts can be newspaper articles, transcribed interviews, academic writing or other written corpora. In this introduction, we will familiarize ourselves with the basics of AntConc, such as word lists, type token ratios and keywords. Please download the software in advance:

15.12. 12.15-13.45 Uhr
26.01. 12.15-13.45 Uhr

BNC2014 Workshop

This workshop offers an insight into the work with the British National Corpus 2014, an online corpus, which was gathered by the Lancaster University and the Cambridge University. The British National Corpus 2014 is a large collection of samples of contemporary spoken and written British language use from a range of different real-life contexts.

01.12. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
15.12. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
19.01. 14.15-15.45 Uhr


This workshop aims at teaching the basic functions of LimeSurvey. In addition to the general creation of a survey, the specific functions and question tools will also be covered. The workshop is very application-oriented and offers the possibility to ask questions afterwards regarding the own planning of a survey.

02.11. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
07.12. 14.15-15.45 Uhr
11.01. 14.15-15.45 Uhr