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Using Corpora in the Language Learning Classroom: Corpus Linguistics for Teachers ePub download

by Gena Bennett

  • Author: Gena Bennett
  • ISBN: 0472033859
  • ISBN13: 978-0472033850
  • ePub: 1527 kb | FB2: 1212 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Schools & Teaching
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press ELT (March 4, 2010)
  • Pages: 144
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Using Corpora in the Language Learning Classroom: Corpus Linguistics for Teachers ePub download

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

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THE CORPUS APPROACH Is corpus linguistics a methodology? Is it theory?

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

Explains and illustrates how teachers can use corpora to create classroom materials and activities to address specific class needs. by. Randi Reppen (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.

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 graduate students who are studying applied linguistics or TESOL, for teacher-trainers working with language instructors, and for practicing language teachers who want to better understand corpus linguistics and how to incorporate it into their classroom. 

The book has three sections: (1) a general introduction to corpus linguistics, which contains a brief look at the theory and principles of corpus linguistics; (2) a section that reviews corpus-influenced materials and commonly used corpora;  and (3) a set of corpus-designed activities that rely on several tools (MICASE, COCA, TextSTAT, for example) to teach a variety of language skills.

This book does not intend to provide a complete theoretical foundation for corpus linguistics, but it does aim to provide its readers with the basic theoretical underpinnings and tools needed to work with corpora in the classroom in such a way that they are able to more effectively and efficiently help students to acquire a second language.

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