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Title New trends in corpora and language learning / edited by Ana Frankenburg-Garcia, Lynne Flowerdew and Guy Aston
Published New York, N.Y. : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 268 pages)
Series Research in corpus and discourse
Corpus and discourse. Research in corpus and discourse.
Contents Notes on contributors -- Preface / by Lou Burnard -- Introduction -- Part I. Corpora with language learners: 1. TALC in Action: recent innovations in corpus-based English language teaching in Japan / Yukio Tono -- 2. Using Hands-on Concordancing to Teach Rhetorical Functions: evaluation and implications for EAP writing classes / Maggie Charles -- 3. Tracing the Emo Side of Life. Using a corpus of an Alternative Youth Culture Discourse to teach Cultural Studies / Bernhard Kettemann -- 4. IFAConc-- a pedagogic tool for online concordancing with EFL / EAP learners / Przemysław Kaszubskiá -- 5. Working with Corpora for Translation Teaching in a French-speaking Setting / Natalie Kübler -- Part II. Corpora for language learners: 6. A Corpus-based Approach to Automatic Feedback for Learners' Miscollocations / Anne Li-Er Liu, David Wible and Nai-Lung Tsao -- 7. Multimodal Functional-notional Concordancing / Francesca Coccetta -- 8. Academic Corpus Integration in MT and Application to LSP Teaching / Alejandro Curado Fuentes -- 9. Using Corpora in the Learning and Teaching of Phraseological Variation / Martin Warren -- 10. The SACODEYL search tool-- exploiting corpora for language learning purposes / Johannes Widmann, Kurt Kohn and Ramon Ziai -- Part III. Corpora by language learners: 11. Oral Learner Corpora and the Assessment of Fluency in the Common European Framework / John Osborne -- 12. Preferred Patterns of Use of Positive and Negative Evaluative Adjectives in Native and Learner Speech: an ELT perspective / Sylvie De Cock -- 13. BAWE: an introduction to a new resource / Hilary Nesi -- 14. The Impact of Culture on the Use of Stance Exponents as Persuasive Devices: the case of GRICLE and English native speaker corpora / Anna-Maria Hatzitheodorou and Marina Mattheoudakis -- 15. Polishing Papers for Publication: palimpsests or procrustean beds? / Karen Bennett and John McKenny
Summary This book provides an up-to-date snapshot of recent research and developments in the use of corpora for language learning and teaching. It is divided into three parts. Part I focusses on innovative uses of corpora by language teachers and learners. These cover the world's first corpus-based TV program for the teaching of English conversation, as well as corpus-based approaches to the teaching of EAP, cultural studies and translation. Part II focuses on new corpus-based tools for LSP learning. Part III illustrates research findings from corpora consisting of language learner data and discusses
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Computational linguistics.
Corpora (Linguistics)
Discourse analysis.
Form Electronic book
Author Aston, Guy.
Flowerdew, Lynne.
Frankenberg-Garcia, Ana.
LC no. 2010000321
ISBN 1441112022 (electronic bk.)
9781441112026 (electronic bk.)