- Audio BNC - access the digital audio files from the spoken corpus
- BNCWeb at Lancaster University (registration required - sign up here)
- English-corpora.org (previously BYU-BNC)
- Intellitext (University of Leeds)
- Phrases in English
Please note that we cannot answer queries about using any of these services, which are provided by other institutions. If you have a service for querying the BNC online, get in touch and we'll consider adding it to the list.
The British National Corpus (BNC) is a 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of British English, both spoken and written, from the late twentieth century. [more]