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Tackling the language of Super Bowl Sunday

Tackling the language of Super Bowl Sunday | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Imagine with me for a moment. It is February 3, 2013. A Sunday. But not just any Sunday, oh no. It is Super Bowl Sunday. And this year, the party?s at
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Ten innovations that have changed English language teaching incl #corpuslinguistics | British Council

Ten innovations that have changed English language teaching incl #corpuslinguistics | British Council | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
What innovations in English language teaching (ELT) have had the biggest impact on your teaching? Teaching expert Chia Suan Chong lists her top ten.
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Michael Swan | Chunks in the classroom: let’s not go overboard

Formulaic language (‘chunks’) has attracted increasing attention among researchers and teachers in recent years, as the growth of large electronic corpora has made it easier to tabulate the recurrent combinations that words enter into.
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Replace the Word 'Very' with One of These 128 Modifiers. The importance of adverbs

Replace the Word 'Very' with One of These 128 Modifiers. The importance of adverbs | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Want to know more how learners use adverbs such as very: Adverb use and language proficiency in young learners’ writing URL: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/262580566_Adverb_use_and_language_proficiency_in_young_learners%27_writing
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12 Principles of Modern Learning

12 Principles of Modern Learning | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

Infographic.


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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, June 25, 1:35 PM
A very interesting infographic about engaging students in modern learning. What do you think?
Skylly_W's comment, June 27, 9:14 PM
Thank you very much
Evoluo's curator insight, June 28, 9:18 AM

Modern learning : vous voyez d'autres principes ? D'autres pratiques ?

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Connectivism: Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching and technology

Connectivism: Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching and technology | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Just like anything else that involves human experience or interaction, the act of learning does not happen in a vacuum. It is at the intersection of prior knowledge, experience, perception, reality, comprehension, and flexibility that learning occurs. In years past, the traditional learning paradigms of behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism have been the benchmarks against which the learning process has been measured. What happens, though, when you throw into the mix all the technological advancements that have come about over the last 40-50 years? These theories certainly do not become obsolete by any means, but they do need to be used in a very different way to be able to incorporate the attributes of a 21st century learning environment. In today’s technology-rich society, it has become increasingly important to learn how to learn. Vail put it simply by declaring that learning must be a way of being (1996).

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United Nations Parallel Corpus

United Nations Parallel Corpus | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
RT @mcltweeting: Resources for interpreters: The UN Parallel Corpus https://t.co/HkXSTpr08Y #interpreting https://t.co/XbfJAgsWUE
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Man v machine: can computers cook, write and paint better than us?

Man v machine: can computers cook, write and paint better than us? | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence can now win a game, recognise your face, even appeal against your parking ticket. But can it do the stuff even humans find tricky?
One video, for me, changed everything.
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Voice-controlled tech set for exponential rise in next few years

Voice-controlled tech set for exponential rise in next few years | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
The investor has released her annual batch of analysis and predictions, and says ‘always listening’ devices like Amazon’s Echo are set to boom
In the future, you probably won’t use your keyboard to get to this website.
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New words – 30 May 2016

New words – 30 May 2016 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
decision fatigue noun a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision...
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Infographic: America's Top Spelling Mistakes

Infographic: America's Top Spelling Mistakes | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
This year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee champs spelled words like “Feldenkrais” and “Mischprache," but it turns out most Americans are struggling with considerably simpler words.
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Do humans actually understand speech?

Do humans actually understand speech? | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Or are they just programmed to act like they do? Today's SMBC asks (and answers) the analogous question about emotions: The clinching argument:
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Students who use digital devices in class 'perform worse in exams'

Students who use digital devices in class 'perform worse in exams' | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Study finds use of computers by students in lectures and seminars has ‘substantial negative effect’ on performance
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The Conference on #NLP KONVES new deadline - Pascual Pérez-Paredes

The Conference on #NLP KONVES new deadline - Pascual Pérez-Paredes | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
KONVENS 2016 http://www.linguistics.rub.de/konvens16/ The Conference on Natural Language Processing (“Konferenz zur Verarbeitung natürlicher Sprache”, KONVENS) aims at offering a broad perspective on current research and developments within the interdisciplinary field of natural language processing. It allows researchers from all disciplines relevant to this field of research to present their work. The conference will take place CONTINUE READIN
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Trump's most mockable phrase: "believe me"

Trump's most mockable phrase: "believe me" | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
In his Democratic National Convention speech, vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine broke out a Donald Trump impression that focused on a signature phrase: "believe me." While it might not have been the most accurate impersonation, Kaine did latch on...
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Google Doc Tool for Research Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Doc Tool for Research Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
If you are looking for a good alternative to Endnote or Zotero, Paperpile is definitely a very good option to consider. Paperpile is a powerful reference manager that you can use in your Google Doc to manage your citations and create well designed bibliographies.

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United Nations Corpora

United Nations Corpora -  United Nations General Assembly Resolutions: A Six-Language Parallel Corpus The first available corpus is a paragraph-aligned six-language collection of resolutions of the General Assembly from Volume I of GA regular sessions 55-62. The corpus is described in an academic paper that was presented (as a poster) at Machine Translation Summit XII on August 28th, 2009.
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Promoting Effective Digital-Age
Learning

Promoting Effective Digital-Age<br/>Learning | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, June 14, 7:14 AM

Main findings

 

"The key finding of the study is that a common conceptual approach at European level, capable of supporting the development of digital capacity in educational organisations, is both desirable and attainable.

 

The DigCompOrg framework has seven key elements and fifteen sub-elements that are common to all education sectors. There is also scope for the addition of sectorspecific elements and sub-elements. For each of the elements and sub-elements of DigCompOrg, a number of descriptors were developed (74 in total). Diagrammatically, the elements, sub-elements and descriptors of DigCompOrg are presented as the sectors of a circle, with an emphasis on their inter-relatedness and inter-dependence."

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The Internet Makes Us Sound Dumb — Pacific Standard

The Internet Makes Us Sound Dumb — Pacific Standard | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
But don’t worry—our brains are pretty malleable.
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#CFP AAAL 2017 Portland “Applied Linguistics and Transdisciplinarity”

#CFP AAAL 2017 Portland “Applied Linguistics and Transdisciplinarity” | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
  The 2017 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Oregon. Nationally and internationally, the AAAL conference has a reputation as a comprehensive and stimulating conference including in-depth colloquia and paper sessions, topical and thought-provoking plenary presentations, excellent book exhibits, and plentiful CONTINUE READIN
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12 Different Ways to Say 'Doughnut' Across the U.S.

12 Different Ways to Say 'Doughnut' Across the U.S. | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Celebrate National Doughnut Day with this regional slang for the tasty treat, brought to you by the Dictionary of Regional American English (DARE).
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500 Words: Refugee is Children's Word of the Year - BBC News

500 Words: Refugee is Children's Word of the Year - BBC News | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Refugee has been announced as Children's Word of the Year after appearing in hundreds of short stories written by young people for Radio 2's 500 Words competition.
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Regional dialects are dying out – it’s enough to get you blarting

Regional dialects are dying out – it’s enough to get you blarting | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Britons are increasingly speaking like southern Englanders, according to an app produced by Cambridge University. Here’s a guide to some bostin’ words and phrases at risk of extinction
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Smith on Ordinary Meaning & Corpus Linguistics

Smith on Ordinary Meaning & Corpus Linguistics | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Zachary D Smith (Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Students) has posted United They Hold, Divided They Might Fail: A Corpus Linguistics Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's Recent Ordinary Meaning Cases on SSRN.
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21 Digital Tools To Build Vocabulary -

21 Digital Tools To Build Vocabulary - | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
RT @theCLILSHIFT: 21 Digital Tools To Build Vocabulary - https://t.co/bs1wmPFQ5I
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LizJardim's curator insight, May 24, 8:33 AM
21 digital tools - so many to chose from. Wonderful collection and useful classroom resources.
Lacey Mack's curator insight, May 26, 3:35 AM
Interesting range of modes to incorporate new vocab into everyday lessons.  In this way, students are able to engage in the words, explore and comprehend - increasing their ability to recall for later use.
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What makes bad writing bad?

What makes bad writing bad? | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
The biggest mistake most writers make is thinking they have nothing left to learn
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