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Creating and Using English Language Corpora

Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (Language and computers) (Language and computers)

by Udo Fries

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Published by Editions Rodopi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research,
  • English language,
  • Computational linguistics,
  • Congresses,
  • Data processing,
  • Discourse analysis

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9100781M
    ISBN 109051836295
    ISBN 109789051836295

    The goal of this book is to make the ideas of corpus linguistics accessible to teachers and, most important, provide ideas, instruction, and opportunities for teachers to use the applications of corpus linguistics in their classrooms. Using Corpora in the Language Learning Classroom is intended for. I came across an interesting article about language corpora on the Wall Street Journal site. Here's an extract. Word-frequency rankings are part -- albeit just a sliver -- of the vast output from studies of language corpora, or large collections.

    How to create an NLTK corpus with a directory of textfiles? The main idea is to make use of the package. In the case that you have a directory of textfiles in English, it's best to use the PlaintextCorpusReader. If you have a directory that looks like this: newcorpus/ Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing Some information about, and sample chapters from, Christopher Manning and Hinrich Schütze's new textbook, published in June by MIT Press. Read about courses using this book. Corpus-based Linguistics Christopher Manning's Fall CMU course syllabus (a postscript file).

    HOW TO USE CORPORA IN LANGUAGE TEACHING. John McH. Sinclair (Ed.). Amsterdam. Benjamins, Pp. vi + $ cloth, $ paper. This is the 12th volume in Benjamins' estimable Studies in Author: John M. Swales.   A key pedagogical approach for using corpora in language teaching and learning is ‘data-driven learning’ (DDL), which emerged in the mids. DDL was defined as ‘the use in the classroom of computer generated concordances to get students to explore the regularities of Cited by:


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Using Corpora in the Language Classroom shows teachers how to use corpora and corpus tools to expand student learning.

Together with its companion website, this teacher-friendly book demystifies corpus linguistics with clear explanations, instructions and examples. It provides the essential knowledge, tools, Cited by: A Guide to Using Corpora for English Language Learners is a great resource for students and teachers interested in using corpora for language learning.

This handy guide is filled with interesting activities, clear examples and detailed instructions, including step by step screen shots for activities using online corpora. Using Corpora in the Language Classroom by Randi Reppen 4 Using corpus material in the classroom and creating corpora for class use 52 authentic language use.

The present book provides a comprehensive yet very accessible introduction to the use of corpora in language. Patterns and Meanings consists of case studies which make use of corpora and concordance technology.

Each case study elaborates a problem area, makes reference to both the descriptive and applied literature thus far, and then suggests ways Pages: Some English language corpora.

The Brown Corpus: A corpus of written American English from Compiled at Brown University. Available from the Text Laboratory. The LOB Corpus: (Full name: The Lancaster-Oslo-Bergen Corpus) A corpus of written British English from Same size and build-up as the Brown Corpus. Center for English Language Education (CELESE) Waseda University, Japan [email protected] In a conference on teaching and language corpora, it is easy to forget that there is another central component of any corpus study, i.e., the corpus software tool (or tools) that we use.

A corpus is a collection of texts. We call it a corpus (plural: corpora) when we use it for language research. That makes your class's essays a corpus - a small one. It also makes the internet a corpus - a big one. People writing dictionaries are in the vanguard of corpus linguistics. Corpus for Classrooms: Ideas for Material Design Neveen Al Saeed & Salma Waly Using corpora in language classrooms has proven to be an effective tool in teaching vocabulary, grammar and language use to learners of English as a second/foreign language.

However, many EFL teachers find integratingFile Size: KB. The Strathy Corpus of Canadian English is a product of the Strathy Language Unit at Queen's corpus contains 50 million words from more than 1, spoken, fiction, magazines, newspapers, and academic texts.

The corpus is related to many other corpora of English that we have created, which offer unparalleled insight into variation in English.

Most importantly, you can create and use virtual corpora from any of the 4, articles in the corpus. For example, in less than a minute you could create a corpus withpages (perhaps , words) related to microbiology, economics.

Using corpora allows studying the different language variations used across different variables like the age or gender of the speaker, sex or social class and the education of the speaker. Researchers can easily find out if a word is used most frequently among male or female speakers or young and old or poor and rich people just by clicking a.

Creating and using English language corpora: papers from the Fourteenth International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora, Zürich Author: Udo Fries ; Gunnel Tottie ; Peter Schneider.

Many teachers are eager to use corpora in their classrooms but lack the training and resources to accomplish this task. In this interactive workshop presented by sponsored by English Language. 6 Using Corpora in the Language Learning Classroom more information on this and other corpora.

COCA will also be discussed in Chapter 4.) The numbers in the Speak column indicate how many times the adverbs very, really, exactly, quite, completely, too, and. English Corpus Linguistics is a step-by-step guide to creating and analyzing linguistic corpora. It discusses the role that corpus linguistics plays in linguistic theory, demonstrating that corpora have proven to be very useful resources for linguists who believe that their theories and descriptions of English should be based on real rather than contrived by: Types of corpora and some famous (English) examples Balanced, representative Texts selected in pre-defined proportions to mirror a particular language or language Size: KB.

Explains and illustrates how teachers can use corpora to create classroom materials and activities to address specific class needs.

Using Corpora in the Language Classroom shows teachers how to use corpora and corpus tools to expand student learning. Together with its companion website, this teacher-friendly book demystifies corpus linguistics with clear explanations, instructions and examples.

CorpusEye is another large collection of different corpora; TESOL Press Resource: Using Corpora for Language Learning and Teaching; The Use of Corpora in the Vocabulary Classroom; Corpora in English Language Teaching; Giampieri, P.

The web as corpus in ESL classes: A case study. International Journal of Language Studies, 13(2), 91– 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. This book takes these best practices another step forward by addressing innovative methods for enhancing and exploiting specialized corpora so that they become accessible to wider audiences beyond the academy.

Karen P. Corrigan is Professor of Linguistics and English Language at. Many text corpora contain linguistic annotations, representing POS tags, named entities, syntactic structures, semantic roles, and so forth.

NLTK provides convenient ways to access several of these corpora, and has data packages containing corpora and corpus samples, freely downloadable for use in teaching and research.

lists some of the. Approaches to using corpora in language teaching Language Variation Corpora Exploration of dialects Phonemica International Corpus of English (ICE) Synchronic vs. Diachronic Corpora Language change, modern speech, Understanding novels and other texts Spoken vs.

Written Corpora Genre and use 9.Corpora in Language Teaching corpora to a greater or lesser extent, e.g., Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, Macmillan English Dictionary forAuthor: John Flowerdew.