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LINGUIST List 20.463

Fri Feb 13 2009

Books: Applied Ling/Text&Corpus Ling: Aijmer (Ed)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Corpora and Language Teaching: Aijmer (Ed)


Message 1: Corpora and Language Teaching: Aijmer (Ed)
Date: 11-Feb-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Corpora and Language Teaching: Aijmer (Ed)
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Title: Corpora and Language Teaching
Series Title: Studies in Corpus Linguistics 33
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SCL%2033

Editor: Karin Aijmer
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289988 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289988 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223074 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223074 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

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.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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