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Title: Multilingual Corpora in Teaching and Research
Edited By: SimonP.Botley
AnthonyMarkMcEnery
Series Title: Language and Computers 22
Description:

The use of corpus data in languages other than English has become increasingly important in recent years, and as a result has given rise to a growing body of research and applications in multilingual corpus linguistics. This book collects together a selection of papers which have made use of multilingual corpus data in language teaching, as well as linguistic research. The corpora described in this book include data in a variety of languages, including Swedish, Chinese, German and Italian, and the contributors include well known scholars in the fields of corpus linguistics and corpus-based language teaching. Table of Contents: Chapter One: Tony MCENERY and Michael OAKES: Bilingual Text Alignment - An Overview. Chapter Two: Michael SIMARD, George FOSTER, Marie-Louise HANNAN, Elliott MACKLOVITCH and Pierre PLAMONDON: Bilingual Text Alignment: Where Do We Draw The Line? Chapter Three: Pernilla DANIELSSON and Daniel RIDINGS: Corpus And Terminology: Software For The Translation Program At Gvteborgs Universitet Or Getting Students To Do The Work. Chapter Four: Carol PETERS, Eugenio PICCHI, And Lisa BIAGINI: Parallel And Comparable Bilingual Corpora In Language Teaching And Learning. Chapter FIVE: Renie MEYER, Mary Ellen OKUROWSKI and Thirhse HAND: Using Authentic Corpora And Language Tools For Adult-Centred Learning. Chapter Six: Jennifer PEARSON: Teaching Terminology Using Electronic Resources. Chapter Seven: Michael BARLOW: Parallel Texts in Language Teaching. Chapter Eight: David WOOLLS: From Purity To Pragmatism; User-Driven Developments Of A Multilingual Parallel Concordancer. Chapter Nine: Stig JOHANSSON And Knut HOFLAND: The English-Norwegian Parallel Corpus: Current Work And New Directions. Chapter Ten: Raphael SALKIE: Unlocking The Power Of The Smemuc. Cha[ter Eleven: Josef SCHMIED And Barbara FINK: Corpus-Based Contrastive Lexicology: The Case Of English With And Its German Translation Equivalents. Chapter Twelve: Tony MCENERY, Scott PIAO & Xu XIN: Parallel Alignment In English And Chinese. Bibliography. List of Contributors. Index.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
German
Italian
Swedish
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