APPENDIX 4: GRAMMATICAL CATEGORISATION OF BEC NEGATIVE KEYWORDS

 

 

 

NOUN

VERB

ADJECTIVE

NOUN/VERB

NOUN/ADJ

VERB/ADJ

NOUN/VB/ADJ

-LY ADVERBS

man

say

nice

go

flat

live

round

quietly

god

get

little

like

soviet

empty

light

really

mum

gonna

old

pound

west

shut

side

slowly

formula

tell

bloody

vote

wee

warm

front

gently

mother

know

lovely

police

communist

dry

minute

 

child

see

young

father

darling

 

second

 

night

didnít

dead

leave

military

 

camp

 

garden

do

dark

love

sweet

 

open

 

church

come

cold

water

royal

 

shit

 

curtain

eat

green

flower

orange

 

 

 

Joan

put

white

house

gold

 

 

 

hair

remember

blind

look

patient

 

 

 

lord

hear

red

eye

conservative

 

 

 

boy

die

beautiful

play

game

 

 

 

king

canít

funny

dog

wrong

 

 

 

Edward

pray

terrible

seat

liberal

 

 

 

fabric

sit

rural

fish

social

 

 

 

bed

couldnít

Russian

watch

adult

 

 

 

girl

lie

political

walk

Tory

 

 

 

dad

think

strange

tunnel

sick

 

 

 

woman

havenít

wet

laugh

north

 

 

 

lady

marry

black

turn

native

 

 

 

queen

wasnít

loud

kill

semi

 

 

 

MRS

wanna

northern

party

inside

 

 

 

town

feel

pink

doctor

 

 

 

 

word

read

east

tape

 

 

 

 

animal

could

bright

shout

 

 

 

 

fig

suppose

ancient

gun

 

 

 

 

Anne

wonít

asleep

hand

 

 

 

 

son

born

horrible

land

 

 

 

 

election

wear

thin

pool

 

 

 

 

tree

werenít

sorry

dress

 

 

 

 

door

elect

sad

arm

 

 

 

 

county

hang

awful

wash

 

 

 

 

village

wouldnít

fat

cry

 

 

 

 

Karen

listen

boring

paint

 

 

 

 

death

burn

yellow

mind

 

 

 

 

life

tire

grey

cup

 

 

 

 

war

isnít

soft

face

 

 

 

 

brother

forget

guilty

half

 

 

 

 

peace

ask

wonderful

pattern

 

 

 

 

leg

hasnít

true

colour

 

 

 

 

sir

pretend

blue

miss

 

 

 

 

daughter

fetch

stupid

smile

 

 

 

 

friend

condemn

calm

sleep

 

 

 

 

daddy

have

silver

milk

 

 

 

 

horse

seem

alive

dance

 

 

 

 

population

reckon

quiet

hate

 

 

 

 

army

observe

great

fight

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth

 

tall

pin

 

 

 

 

sister

 

elderly

bite

 

 

 

 

music

 

mad

stop

 

 

 

 

player

 

angry

pause

 

 

 

 

hospital

 

agricultural

wait

 

 

 

 

wife

 

religious

stone

 

 

 

 

morning

 

tiny

divide

 

 

 

 

river

 

heavy

bottle

 

 

 

 

century

 

 

knock

 

 

 

 

candidate

 

 

tower

 

 

 

 

yesterday

 

 

rain

 

 

 

 

EC

 

 

school

 

 

 

 

christian

 

 

plane

 

 

 

 

mouth

 

 

troop

 

 

 

 

district

 

 

bomb

 

 

 

 

leaf

 

 

take

 

 

 

 

league

 

 

mate

 

 

 

 

home

 

 

guard

 

 

 

 

boat

 

 

wonder

 

 

 

 

ward

 

 

bag

 

 

 

 

egg

 

 

stitch

 

 

 

 

palace

 

 

bowl

 

 

 

 

winter

 

 

stem

 

 

 

 

sun

 

 

brush

 

 

 

 

motion

 

 

tear

 

 

 

 

truth

 

 

smell

 

 

 

 

council

 

 

stand

 

 

 

 

bedroom

 

 

captain

 

 

 

 

Saturday

 

 

catch

 

 

 

 

MP

 

 

finish

 

 

 

 

husband

 

 

drink

 

 

 

 

Sunday

 

 

ring

 

 

 

 

countryside

 

 

finger

 

 

 

 

diamond

 

 

table

 

 

 

 

baby

 

 

shoot

 

 

 

 

blood

 

 

kick

 

 

 

 

glass

 

 

minister

 

 

 

 

skin

 

 

corner

 

 

 

 

gentleman

 

 

cook

 

 

 

 

soldier

 

 

bike

 

 

 

 

road

 

 

attack

 

 

 

 

equation

 

 

hole

 

 

 

 

scene

 

 

piece

 

 

 

 

species

 

 

pardon *

 

 

 

 

nose

 

 

search

 

 

 

 

library

 

 

pair

 

 

 

 

hall

 

 

edge

 

 

 

 

mercury

 

 

spring

 

 

 

 

tooth

 

 

pick

 

 

 

 

toilet

 

 

campaign

 

 

 

 

birthday

 

 

park

 

 

 

 

opposition

 

 

season

 

 

 

 

FT

 

 

poll

 

 

 

 

bathroom

 

 

chair

 

 

 

 

Mary

 

 

throw

 

 

 

 

seam

 

 

head

 

 

 

 

artist

 

 

star

 

 

 

 

noise

 

 

shake

 

 

 

 

kitchen

 

 

orbit

 

 

 

 

officer

 

 

score

 

 

 

 

cat

 

 

shade

 

 

 

 

student

 

 

radio

 

 

 

 

hill

 

 

crowd

 

 

 

 

chocolate

 

 

soil

 

 

 

 

tea

 

 

shape

 

 

 

 

furniture

 

 

row

 

 

 

 

victory

 

 

spray

 

 

 

 

bread

 

 

snow

 

 

 

 

age

 

 

dare

 

 

 

 

length

 

 

wipe

 

 

 

 

dinner

 

 

bother

 

 

 

 

expression

 

 

bus

 

 

 

 

cupboard

 

 

escape

 

 

 

 

Jean

 

 

sentence

 

 

 

 

lad

 

 

rubbish

 

 

 

 

gallery

 

 

lock

 

 

 

 

William

 

 

smoke

 

 

 

 

aunt

 

 

rebel

 

 

 

 

heart

 

 

protest

 

 

 

 

cake

 

 

witness

 

 

 

 

coal

 

 

hide

 

 

 

 

shore

 

 

nod

 

 

 

 

behaviour

 

 

shine

 

 

 

 

upstairs

 

 

prey

 

 

 

 

opera

 

 

pen

 

 

 

 

portrait

 

 

grant

 

 

 

 

character

 

 

wave

 

 

 

 

Ben

 

 

stick

 

 

 

 

prison

 

 

show

 

 

 

 

all

 

 

labour

 

 

 

 

lip

 

 

aid

 

 

 

 

flame

 

 

dream

 

 

 

 

unity

 

 

bloom

 

 

 

 

bath

 

 

arrest

 

 

 

 

railway

 

 

shelter

 

 

 

 

variable

 

 

murder

 

 

 

 

butter

 

 

foot

 

 

 

 

Christmas

 

 

coin

 

 

 

 

Jane

 

 

pump

 

 

 

 

bush

 

 

diet

 

 

 

 

Helen

 

 

silence

 

 

 

 

marriage

 

 

fire

 

 

 

 

neck[1]

 

 

earth

 

 

 

 

shoulder

 

 

space

 

 

 

 

union

 

 

sail

 

 

 

 

summit

 

 

joke

 

 

 

 

appearance

 

 

shower

 

 

 

 

faith

 

 

count

 

 

 

 

summer

 

 

feed

 

 

 

 

constitution

 

 

kid

 

 

 

 

weapon

 

 

study

 

 

 

 

joy

 

 

sick

 

 

 

 

inn

 

 

floor

 

 

 

 

heaven

 

 

moon

 

 

 

 

incident

 

 

leap

 

 

 

 

castle

 

 

pot

 

 

 

 

bay

 

 

cream

 

 

 

 

James

 

 

match

 

 

 

 

parameter

 

 

stay

 

 

 

 

Sarah

 

 

jacket

 

 

 

 

sea

 

 

salt

 

 

 

 

sprinkler

 

 

hunt

 

 

 

 

forest

 

 

defeat

 

 

 

 

declaration

 

 

sugar

 

 

 

 

Sam

 

 

parent

 

 

 

 

assembly

 

 

plant

 

 

 

 

Richard

 

 

form

 

 

 

 

intelligence

 

 

charm

 

 

 

 

waiter

 

 

fear

 

 

 

 

ash

 

 

spirit

 

 

 

 

secretary

 

 

glance

 

 

 

 

partyís

 

 

fold

 

 

 

 

meal

 

 

beat

 

 

 

 

quid

 

 

farm

 

 

 

 

wine

 

 

win

 

 

 

 

cottage

 

 

breakfast

 

 

 

 

drawer

 

 

volunteer

 

 

 

 

Chris

 

 

clerk

 

 

 

 

ball

 

 

honour

 

 

 

 

tale

 

 

tone

 

 

 

 

ear

 

 

jail

 

 

 

 

Di

 

 

hurt

 

 

 

 

prayer

 

 

swim

 

 

 

 

soul

 

 

brain

 

 

 

 

Henry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moscow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

preference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

congress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1] Neck and shoulder have been classed as nouns only. They can be verbs, but were not in the BEC.