By Karin Aijmer
The articles during this edited quantity signify a extensive assurance of components. They speak about the function and effectiveness of corpora and corpus-linguistic concepts for language educating but in addition take care of broader matters equivalent to the connection among corpora and moment language instructing and the way the various views of international language lecturers and utilized linguists will be reconciled. a few concrete examples are given of the way real corpus fabric can be utilized for various studying actions within the school room. it's also proven how particular learner difficulties for instance within the quarter of phrasing will be studied at the foundation of learner corpora and textbook corpora. at the foundation of learner corpora of speech and writing it truly is extra proven that even complex inexperienced persons of English are doubtful approximately stylistic and textual content kind alterations.
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Secondly, it is time to start thinking seriously of a standardized markup and annotation system and a purpose-built architecture for storing, annotating and searching learner corpora, which should be both powerful and user-friendly (see Tenfjord et al. 2004 for a description of one such tool). Thirdly, there is a need both for thorough analyses of learner data based on solid theoretical underpinnings and to design pedagogical tools which meet the realities of the teaching and learning context. ).
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Inagaki, S. -Y. 1998. Second Language Development in Writing: Measures of Fluency, Accuracy and Complexity. Honolulu HI: University of Hawai’i Press. Some thoughts on corpora and second-language acquisition* Stig Johansson Using experiments on explicit vs. implicit teaching methods as a starting-point, this paper raises some questions on corpora and second-language acquisition: To what extent are controlled experiments arranged to test the effectiveness of the use of corpora in language teaching?
Corpora and Language Teaching (Studies in Corpus Linguistics) by Karin Aijmer