(BAWE) British Academic Written English Corpus


The corpus is a record of proficient university-level student writing at the turn of the 21st century.

It contains just under 3000 good-standard student assignments (6,506,995 words).

The corpus is available free of charge to researchers who agree to the conditions of use and who register with the Oxford Text Archive.


BAWE: British Academic Written English Corpus

The whole corpus consists of 2761 pieces of proficient assessed student writing with length in the range 500–5000 words.