LINGUIST List 29.460

Fri Jan 26 2018

Summer Schools: Learner Corpus Research – Theory and practical applications/Germany

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 24-Jan-2018
From: Marcus Callies <>
Subject: Learner Corpus Research – Theory and practical applications
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Host Institution: University of Bremen
Coordinating Institution: University of Bremen

Dates: 27-Aug-2018 - 31-Aug-2018
Location: Bremen, Germany

Focus: Introduces young researchers / PhD candidates to the field of Learner Corpus Research through a series of overview lectures and hands-on sessions
Minimum Education Level: MA


The following topics will be covered:
- overview of the field of LCR and its resources
- learner corpus methodology and annotation
- statistics for the analysis of learner corpus data
- combining learner corpora with other data types in SLA research
- selection of elective modules (consisting of a lecture and hands-on session) depending on the needs and interests of the participants

The classes are taught by an international team of leading experts in the field. Participants will also have the opportunity to give a brief presentation on their project and meet one of the teachers to discuss their projects individually.

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

Language Families: Indo-European

Tuition: 0 USD
Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 28-Feb-2018
Small bursary for international PhD students towards their travel expenses

Financial Aid Instructions:
Required documents: proof of being a registered PhD student with your university, travel documents showing costs

Registration: 26-Jan-2018 to 28-Feb-2018
Contact Person: Marcus Callies

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
For practical reasons, the number of participants is restricted to 22 people. In order to register, download our application form, fill it in and sent it by e-mail to Mrs. Reinhilt Schultze at

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