How to Use Corpora in Language Teaching

How to Use Corpora in Language Teaching

55–78 ) . Houston , TX : Athelstan . Hughes , G. ( 1997 ) . Developing a computing infrastructure for corpus - based teaching . In A. Wichmann et al . ( Eds . ) , Teaching and Language Corpora ( pp . 292–308 ) . Harlow : Longman .

Author: John McHardy Sinclair

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027222827

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 326

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After decades of being overlooked, corpus evidence is becoming an important component of the teaching and learning of languages. Above all, the profession needs guidance in the practicalities of using corpora, interpreting the results and applying them to the problems and opportunities of the classroom. This book is intensely practical, written mainly by a new generation of language teachers who are acknowledged experts in central aspects of the discipline. It offers advice on what to do in the classroom, how to cope with teachers' queries about language, what corpora to use including learner corpora and spoken corpora and how to handle the variability of language; it reports on some current research and explains how the access software is constructed, including an opportunity for the practitioner to write small but useful programs; and it takes a look into the future of corpora in language teaching.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching and Language Corpora

Teaching and Language Corpora

GEOFFREY LEECH There is every reason to believe that language corpora will have a role of growing importance in teaching. This book, and the workshop (TALC94) which gave birth to it, are testimonies to the richness of the interest and ...

Author: Anne Wichmann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317889571

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 362

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Corpora are well-established as a resource for language research; they are now also increasingly being used for teaching purposes. This book is the first of its kind to deal explicitly and in a wide-ranging way with the use of corpora in teaching. It contains an extensive collection of articles by corpus linguists and practising teachers, covering not only the use of data to inform and create teaching materials but also the direct exploitation of corpora by students, both in the study of linguistics in general and in the acquisition of proficiency in individual languages, including English, Welsh, German, French and Italian. In addition, the book offers practical information on the sources of corpora and concordances, including those suitable for work on non-roman scripts such as Greek and Cyrillic.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Corpus based Language Studies

Corpus based Language Studies

In addition to a large number of journal articles , at least nine single - authored or edited volumes have recently been produced on the topic of teaching and language corpora : Wichmann et al . ( 1997 ) , Kettemann and Marko ( 2000 ) ...

Author: Tony McEnery

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415286220

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

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Covering the major approaches to the use of corpus data, this work gathers together influential readings from leading names in the discipline, including Biber, Widdowson, Sinclair, Carter and McCarthy.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Routledge Handbook of Corpora and English Language Teaching and Learning

The Routledge Handbook of Corpora and English Language Teaching and Learning

Using language corpora in language teacher education: Pedagogic, linguistic and cultural insights. TESOL Quarterly, 37(3), 389–418. O'Keeffe, A., McCarthy, M. J., & Carter, R. (2007). From corpus to classroom. Cambridge University Press ...

Author: Reka R. Jablonkai

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000568936

Category: Education

Page: 558

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The Routledge Handbook of Corpora and English Language Teaching and Learning provides a wide-ranging and authoritative overview of the latest developments and innovations in how corpus approaches, corpus technologies, and corpus data can inform and transform English language teaching and learning. Featuring a broad range of international experts, the Handbook presents state-of-the-art scholarship and inspires new avenues for research focusing on six key areas: English language teaching and learning informed by language corpora; corpora in syllabus and materials design; corpora and English for specific and academic purposes; learner corpora for English language teaching; data-driven learning; and corpora and corpus tools for language teaching. Unique to this pioneering volume, the authors cover key areas at the cross-roads of corpus research and English language teaching by drawing on cutting-edge corpus applications, methods, and pedagogical approaches, hence, bridging the research–practice gap in the field. This Handbook is a collection of novel contributions offering essential reading for those researching and studying English language teaching and learning through the application of corpus approaches.
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Corpora and Language Teaching

Corpora and Language Teaching

Corpus research and practice What help do teachers need and what can we offer? Ute R0mer Despite the progress that has recently been made in the field of corpus linguistics and language teaching, it is not clear what impact corpora have ...

Author: Karin Aijmer

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027289988

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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The articles in this edited volume represent a broad coverage of areas. They discuss the role and effectiveness of corpora and corpus-linguistic techniques for language teaching but also deal with broader issues such as the relationship between corpora and second language teaching and how the different perspectives of foreign language teachers and applied linguists can be reconciled. A number of concrete examples are given of how authentic corpus material can be used for different learning activities in the classroom. It is also shown how specific learner problems for example in the area of phraseology can be studied on the basis of learner corpora and textbook corpora. On the basis of learner corpora of speech and writing it is further shown that even advanced learners of English are uncertain about stylistic and text type differences.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Corpora in the Foreign Language Classroom

Corpora in the Foreign Language Classroom

The book is divided into three main sections. The first section sets the scene for what this collection of essays aims to be.

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789401203906

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 376

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The papers published in this volume were originally presented at the Sixth International Conference on Teaching and Language Corpora (4-7 July 2004 Granada, Spain) and reflect the latest developments that have taken place in the field of the teaching applications of text corpora, with a special emphasis on their use in the foreign language classroom. The book is divided into three main sections. The first section sets the scene for what this collection of essays aims to be. It deals with the issue of what corpus linguistics can do not only for the understanding of the nature of language itself but also for so fundamental and miraculous a matter such as language learning and language acquisition. The second section tackles the issues of corpus design and corpus exploitation and provides the reader with a great variety of evidence in favour of corpora exploitation for the building of a successful teaching environment. The final section deals with practical applications of corpora in the foreign language classroom. Although each of the papers here reports particular experiences in very different teaching and learning contexts, as a whole they show that corpora can be used on the spot in a language teaching context by teachers and learners without extensive training in computational tools, and studies of linguistics features can be tailored to specific pedagogic context and learning requirements. The book represents a solid contribution to linguistic studies and language teaching and it is a good example of the diversity of the scientific lines in which corpus linguistics is involved at the present moment.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching

Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching

User - Friendly Corpus Tools for Language Teaching and Learning . In Frankenberg - Garcia , Ana ( ed . ) Proceedings of the 8th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference . Lisbon , Portugal : Associação de Estudos e de Investigação ...

Author: Tony Harris

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 3034305249

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 230

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"Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching" are derived from the International Seminar, New Trends in Corpus Linguistics for Language Teaching and Translation Studies: In Honour of John Sinclair, organised jointly by the research projects ADELEX (HUM2007-61766, University of Granada) and ECPC (HUM2005-03756, University Jaume I, Castellon), in Granada on 22--24 September 2008."
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Input Process and Product

Input  Process and Product

Tato publikace je sborníkem 21 příspěvků, přednesených na 9. ročníku konference „Teaching and Learning Corpora“, která se uskutečnila na Masarykově univerzitě v létě 2010.

Author: Alex Boulton

Publisher: Masarykova univerzita

ISBN: 9788021076365

Category: Art

Page: 352

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Tato publikace je sborníkem 21 příspěvků, přednesených na 9. ročníku konference „Teaching and Learning Corpora“, která se uskutečnila na Masarykově univerzitě v létě 2010. Statě byly vybrány na základě dvou anonymních posudků, poskytnutých vědeckou radou konané konference. Kniha se zabývá rozmanitými způsoby využití jazykových korpusů při výuce a při studiu cizího jazyka, a je rozdělena do čtyř oddílů. Oddíly 1 a 2 pohlížejí na korpus jako vstupní zdroj, zkoumají nejdříve obecně jak mohou korpusy obohatit výuku jazyka, poté na konkrétních případech ukazují, jak převést poznatky do praxe, a nakonec hodnotí jednotlivé využití korpusů studenty. Oddíly 3 a 4 tematizují korpus jako výstup, což představuje především srovnání s korpusy rodilých mluvčích a následnou identifikaci „chyb“ či problémových oblastí, ale také ukazují, co studenti mohou vědět a skutečně ví v různých úrovních pokročilosti, a pokouší se zodpovědět na otázku, co nám tyto informace říkají o samotném procesu učení.
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The Handbook of Language Teaching

The Handbook of Language Teaching

Grammar in teacher education: The role of a corpus. Language Awareness 4, 1, 15–31. Hunston, S. (2002). Corpora in applied linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Hyland, K. (2000). Disciplinary discourses: Social ...

Author: Michael H. Long

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444350029

Category: Education

Page: 824

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Bringing together an international and interdisciplinary team of contributors, this Handbook is a wide-ranging and invaluable reference guide to language teaching. A comprehensive reference work on language teaching, which combines the latest research findings, coverage of core topics, and examples of teaching experience from a variety of languages and settings Provides a unique breadth of coverage, including: the psycholinguistic underpinnings of language learning; social, political, and educational contexts; program design; materials writing and course design; teaching and testing; teacher education; and assessment and evaluation Offers a balanced evaluation of the major positions and approaches, including examining the increasingly important social and political context of language teaching Written by an international and interdisciplinary group of authors from a dozen different countries; English is only one of the many languages used as examples throughout the volume
Categories: Education

Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning

Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning

findings of corpusbased research to language pedagogy. The upsurge of interest is evidenced by the eight wellreceived biennial international conferences on Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) held in Lancaster, Oxford, Graz, Bertinoro, ...

Author: Eli Hinkel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136863943

Category: Education

Page: 2015

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This landmark volume provides a broad-based, comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. All authors are leading authorities in their areas of expertise. The chapters, all completely new for Volume 2, are organized in eight thematic sections: Social Contexts in Research on Second Language Teaching and Learning Second Language Research Methods Second Language Research and Applied Linguistics Research in Second Language Processes and Development Methods and Instruction in Second Language Teaching Second Language Assessment Ideology, Identity, Culture, and Critical Pedagogy in Second Language Teaching and Learning Language Planning and Policy. Changes in Volume 2: captures new and ongoing developments, research, and trends in the field surveys prominent areas of research that were not covered in Volume 1 includes new authors from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America to broaden the Handbook’s international scope. Volume 2 is an essential resource for researchers, faculty, teachers, and students in MA-TESL and applied linguistics programs, as well as curriculum and material developers.
Categories: Education