International Corpus of English (ICE)

(Provisional entry based on project website.)

Language: Regional
Project home page:

Reference line and copyright

According to each corpus. Information found in manual.


Online for download on request.

CD, network drive.

Corpora available: Canada, East Africa, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Ireland & SPICE Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Nigeria (written), The Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka (written), USA (written)


The ICE Manuals may be downloaded from this page. The Manuals are MS Word files.
Markup Manual for Written Texts 
Markup Manual for Spoken Texts

POS ICE Tagging Manual. See also: A Quick Guide to the ICE-GB Grammar (on the UCL website)
CLAWS7 Tagset
UCREL Semantic Analysis System (USAS)