Wordtree makes an interactive visual representation of corpus concordance data.


Sentences from the corpus are displayed as a tree structure branching away from the chosen word. The development of the Wordtree has been funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), through JISC.

To date there are four corpora for display in Wordtree:

  • BAWE - the British Academic Written English corpus (a collection of writing by university students)
  • BASE - the British Academic Spoken English corpus (transcriptions of university lectures and seminars)
  • British Telecom - 500 letters from the BT Digital Archives
  • LOUGH - a collection of letters between members of the Lough family