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Language teaching crisis as 40% of university departments face closure

Language teaching crisis as 40% of university departments face closure | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Number of universities offering modern languages degrees plunges from 105 in 2000 to 62 at start of this academic year
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Amid a deepening crisis in language learning – which is causing alarm at the highest levels of government – the number of universities offering degrees in modern languages has already plunged from 105 in 2000 to 62 at the start of this academic year.

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Spoken BNC2014 project announcement | ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS)

Spoken BNC2014 project announcement | ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Immigration: Word Sketch of the lemma “immigrant” in Lawnmowers and kettles': the UKIP calypso lyrics in full @mailonline

Immigration: Word Sketch of the lemma “immigrant” in Lawnmowers and kettles': the UKIP calypso lyrics in full @mailonline | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Combating stereotypes — with stereotypes

Combating stereotypes — with stereotypes | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Laura Starecheski, "Can Changing How You Sound Help You Find Your Voice?", NPR All Things Considered 10/14/2014:
Just having a feminine voice means you're probably not as capable at your job.
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A few words on corpus linguistics Ron Carter on CANBEC

A few words on corpus linguistics Ron Carter on CANBEC | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Part 1 of 2  by Ron Carter In the first of a two-part blog entry, Prof. Ronald Carter of the University of Nottingham provides a brief introduction to corpora and corpus linguistics, exploring ways...
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Measuring linguistic complexity: A multidisciplinary perspective - 24 April, 2015

Measuring linguistic complexity: A multidisciplinary perspective - 24 April, 2015 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Citation of Social Media in Research Papers

Citation of Social Media in Research Papers | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Citation of Social Media in Research Papers

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Que interesante artículo

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I couldnt continue as a teacher without understanding how students learn

I couldnt continue as a teacher without understanding how students learn | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Esme Kettle reflects on her realisation that, after seven years in the classroom, she didnt know how to teach
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D. Crystal Why grammar lessons should be renamed ‘understanding language’

D. Crystal Why grammar lessons should be renamed ‘understanding language’ | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Jessica Brown: It’s an exciting time for grammar, according to the experts. But there’s a need for fresh thinking and the word itself can be misleading
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What Can Linguistics Tell Us About Writing Better? An Interview with Steven Pinker.

What Can Linguistics Tell Us About Writing Better? An Interview with Steven Pinker. | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
I talked recently with Steven Pinker, author of The Language Instinct and other books about language and the mind, about his new book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.  This seems like quite a different topic from your previous books. Why write about style? For...
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Want to be taken seriously as scholar in the humanities? Publish a monograph

Want to be taken seriously as scholar in the humanities? Publish a monograph | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
A survey shows the monograph is still central for shaping and sharing scholarship in the humanities.
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John Sinclair's lexical items - an introduction - Raymond Cheng

John Sinclair's lexical items - an introduction - Raymond Cheng | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Review of the open-choice model (non-random nature of language), the idiom principle (slot-and filler), and the five categories of co-selection of a lexical term
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Sidewalk Lanes Especially for Texting? It’s Really Happening ?????

Sidewalk Lanes Especially for Texting? It’s Really Happening ????? | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Come on, admit it. It’s happened to all of us. You’re walking down the street, glued to your phone screen texting a friend or updating your social network status and wham!
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Kids coding at school: 'When you learn computing, you're thinking about thinking'

Kids coding at school: 'When you learn computing, you're thinking about thinking' | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
BCS Bill Mitchell says UKs new computing curriculum is transformational but only with the right support for teachers Continue reading...
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For a Better Brain, Learn Another Language

For a Better Brain, Learn Another Language | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Multi-linguals might also be better decision-makers. According to a new study, they are more resistant to conditioning and framing techniques, making them less likely to be swayed by such language in advertisements or political campaign speeches.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 22, 4:42 AM

Interesting article on the benefits of learning another language.

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Interesting article - learning another language can also delay dementia.

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7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

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WEAC's curator insight, October 12, 12:25 PM

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. 

Ruby Day's curator insight, October 12, 11:01 PM

Great resource to share with students

 

Stephan Hughes's curator insight, October 21, 9:29 AM

Could be useful for student teachers who have to prepare academic articles as part of their research methodology subject. 

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the Billion Unified Tokens Thesaurus

the Billion Unified Tokens Thesaurus | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
During the past half year, a fellow student and I started a computational linguistics software project. The goal was to create a text corpus using german forum posts.

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Language and Computers Volume 78, Number 1, 1 October 2014

Language and Computers, Volume 78, Number 1, 1 October 2014.

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CFP 17th International CALL Research Conference Task Design and CALL 6-8 July 2015, Tarragona, Spain

CFP 17th International CALL Research Conference Task Design and CALL 6-8 July 2015, Tarragona, Spain | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Natural Language Processsing Software | Lingua-Systems Software GmbH

Natural Language Processsing Software | Lingua-Systems Software GmbH | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Software by Lingua-Systems: Get natural language processing components (SDKs) for your projects or free applications.
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LINDSEI spoken learner language: Turkish component

LINDSEI spoken learner language: Turkish component | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Using language analysis to predict age and gender with fake online personas | The FORGE

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Corpus Linguistics 2015, Linguistics and English Language

Corpus Linguistics 2015, Linguistics and English Language | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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University receives record amount of research funding - Observer Online

University receives record amount of research funding - Observer Online | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
University receives record amount of research funding Observer Online Professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering Samuel Paolucci is currently receiving funding from the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) for his work in predictive...
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CFP 7th annual free CALL conference April 3rd, 2015 Ohio University The Role of Automated Tools in CALL

CFP 7th annual free CALL conference April 3rd, 2015 Ohio University The Role of Automated Tools in CALL | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
CFP 7th annual free CALL conference April 3rd, 2015 Ohio University The Role of Automated Tools in CALL
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The next generation of education system [Infographic]

The next generation of education system [Infographic] | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
This info-graphics provides the information about tutoring for high school students and befits and import ants of Online education system.

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