Google scholar (GS) is a well-known academic search engine. Its primary (and intended) use is to search for references to books and articles, which we can cite in our own work. This section demonstrates how GS can be used as a linguistic tool in (and outside) academic writing classes.


Google Scholar in and outside of the classroom
GS search syntax
Google Scholar as a linguistic tool: new possibilities in EAP



handout 1 (Method)
handout 2 (Results)
Google Scholar


  (c) Vaclav Brezina 2013