LINGUIST List 14.2355

Sat Sep 6 2003

FYI: Corpus of Learner English

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  1. Sylviane Granger, Release: International Corpus of Learner English CD-ROM

Message 1: Release: International Corpus of Learner English CD-ROM

Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 07:06:54 +0200
From: Sylviane Granger <grangerlige.ucl.ac.be>
Subject: Release: International Corpus of Learner English CD-ROM

We are pleased to announce the release of the

INTERNATIONAL CORPUS OF LEARNER ENGLISH

Granger, S., Dagneaux, E., & Meunier, F. (Eds). The International
Corpus of Learner English. Handbook and CD-ROM. Version 1.1.
Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain. Available from
http://www.i6doc.com

The International Corpus of Learner English is a corpus of writing by
higher intermediate to advanced learners. It is the result of over ten
years of collaborative activity between a large number of universities
internationally. It contains 2.5 million words of EFL writing from
learners representing 11 different mother tongue backgrounds
(Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish,
Russian, Spanish, Swedish).

ICLE CD-ROM
11 subcorpora of EFL writing
2.5 million words
3,640 learner texts
21 searchable task and learner variables
user-friendly search interface

ICLE HANDBOOK
Detailed description of the corpus
User's manual
Overview of the ELT situation in the countries of origin of the learners
Comprehensive list of ICLE-based publications

TYPES OF LICENCE
single-user licence
multiple-user licence: 2-10 users
multiple-user licence: 11-25 users


Sylviane Granger, Estelle Dagneaux & Fanny Meunier
Centre for English Corpus Linguistics
University of Louvain (Belgium)
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