Wordbanks Online is a language corpus. The English corpus contains 550 million words from a wide range of resources, textual and spoken; that account for at least 8 varieties of English. The majority of these sources range between 2001 and 2005. Foreign language corpora are in development will be added as they become available. In Wordbanks, you can: access authentic examples of vocabulary, word usage, and grammar; perform linguistic analysis; check evidence for new word meaning; research phrases and lexicons, gain an overview of the word in its linguistic environment, etc.