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Name: Ana  Frankenberg-Garcia (IPA: Ana Frankenberg-Garcia)
Institution: University of Surrey
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://anafrankenberg.synthasite.com/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
Specialty: Corpora in language learning, translation studies
Subject Language(s): English
Portuguese
Selected Publications: Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (forthcoming) The Lexicography of Portuguese (including Brazilian Portuguese). In Hanks, P. & de Schryver, G-M. (eds.) International Handbook of Modern Lexis and Lexicography. Springer.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (forthcoming) 'How Language Learners Can Benefit From Corpora, Or Not'. Recherches en didatique des langues et des cultures: les cahiers de l'Acedle.

Frankenberg-Garcia (forthcoming) 'Understanding Portuguese Translations with the Help of Corpora'. In T. Sardinha and T. Ferreira (eds.) Working with Portuguese Corpora. London: Bloomsbury.

Frankenberg-Garcia (2014) 'The use of corpus examples for language comprehension and production'. ReCALL Special Issue on Researching Uses of Corpora for Language Teaching and Learning.

Frankenberg-Garcia (2012) 'Learners' use of corpus examples'. International Journal of Lexicography, vol 25, 3, pp 273-296.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2012) 'Raising Teacher’s awareness of corpora'. Language Teaching, vol 45, 4, pp 475-489.

Frankenberg-Garcia (2012) “Integrating corpora with everyday language teaching”. In Thomas, J. and Boulton, A. (eds.) Input, Process and Product: developments in teaching and language corpora . Brno: Masaryk University Press, pp 36-53.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2011) 'O léxico diferenciado da tradução'. TLA, Trabalhos em Linguística Aplicada, vol. 51, 2, pp 321-340.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2011) 'Beyond L1-L2 equivalents: where do users of English as a foreign language turn for help?'. International Journal of Lexicography, 24/1, 97-123.

Frankenberg-Garcia (2009) 'Utilização de empréstimos na tradução literária' Tradução & Comunicação – Revista Brasileira de Tradutores 18, pp 43-61.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2009) 'Compiling and using a parallel corpus for research in translation'. International Journal of Translation, vol. XXI-1, pp 57-71.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2009) “Are translations longer than source texts? A corpus-based study of explicitation”. In Beeby, A., Rodríguez, P. & Sánchez-Gijón, P. (eds.) Corpus use and translating. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, pp 47-58.

Frankenberg-Garcia (2008) 'Suggesting rather special facts. A corpus-based study of distinctive lexical distributions in translated texts'. Corpora, vol. 3.2, pp 195-211.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2008) “Compilação e uso de corpora paralelos'. In S. Tagnin & O. Vale (eds.) Avanços da linguística de corpus no Brasil. São Paulo: Humanitas, pp 117-136.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2007) “Lost in Parallel Concordances”. In W. Teubert (ed.) Corpus Linguistics: critical concepts in linguistics, London: Routledge, volume IV, pp 176-190

Santos, D. & A. Frankenberg-Garcia (2007) 'The corpus, its users and their needs: a user-oriented evaluation of COMPARA' International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 12/3, pp 335-374.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2005) “A Peek into What Today's Language Learners as Researchers Actually Do”. International Journal of Lexicography.

Frankenberg-Garcia, A. (2005) “Pedagogical Uses of Monolingual and Parallel Concordances” ELT Journal, April 2005, 59/2.
Announced on LINGUIST :  New Trends in Corpora and Language Learning
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  New Trends in Corpora and Language Learning
Courses Taught:
MA modules: Computer-Assisted Translation Tools I and II; Translation Issues I; Translation, Interpreting and Corpora; Research Methods in Translation Studies

Undergraduate modules: Introduction to CAT
Dissertation Abstract: Second Language Writing: A study of the effects of a discourse-oriented programme upon the ability of skilled writers to improve their written production
Academic Paper Abstract: Raising teachers' awareness of corpora



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