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What is a corpus?

What is a corpus? This screencast talks about how the term 'corpus' is used in corpus linguistics. Feel free to use in your own teaching of corpus linguistics.
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How to compare frequency across corpora

A brief screencast explaining how to compare the frequency of words across corpora, with focus on normalised frequency and ranked frequency lists. Feel free to ...
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Colligation Meaning

Video shows what colligation means. A binding together.. The formulation of a general hypothesis which seeks to connect two or more facts.. The co-occurrence ...
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Python Woes – Stdin

Python Woes – Stdin | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
One important aspect of a good programming language is that the effect of code should be predictable. I wanted to write a small utility program that takes the its input from stdin and transforms it to make it bigger on stdout.
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Formulaic language in L1 and L2 expert academic writing: Convergent and divergent usage

"Formulaic language in L1 and L2 expert academic writing: Convergent and divergent usage" EAP http://t.co/8P3DOcv9DN
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What is formulaic language?

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Succinct, yet helpful explanations to point students/teachers to.

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Advanced Collocations | EnglishClub

Further information on collocations. Includes lexical and grammatical collocations, and When is a collocation not a collocation? For advanced ESL students and teachers.
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GRE High Frequency Words - Vocabulary List : Vocabulary.com

A vocabulary list featuring GRE High Frequency Words. Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
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Why do the Spanish “shit in the sea”?

Why do the Spanish “shit in the sea”? | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
New book explores the origins of puzzling Spanish idioms that can sound shocking, vulgar or nonsensical to many foreigners
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Is it Possible to Learn Enough Vocabulary from Extensive Reading? - YouTube

Lecturer : Paul Nation Paul Nation is emeritus professor of Applied Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His special interests are ...
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El Día E « El Dia E

El Día E « El Dia E | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
El d?a E - Qui?nes somos. 500 millones de personas hablan espa?ol. El espa?ol es ya la segunda lengua del mundo en cuanto a n?mero de hablantes nativos, el segundo idioma de comunicaci?n internacional y el tercer idioma m?s utilizado en Internet. Es el idioma oficial de 21 pa?ses y posee una nueva y reci?n publicada Gram?tica de la lengua espa?ola, fruto de once a?os de trabajo, investigaci?n, documentaci?n y consenso entre las veintid?s Academias de la Lengua Espa?ola que existen en el mundo. En 2030, el 7,5% de la poblaci?n mundial ser? hispanohablante. En 2050, Estados Unidos ser? el primer pa?s hispanohablante del mundo.
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The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics (Hardback) - Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics (Hardback) - Routledge | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics provides a timely overview of a dynamic and rapidly growing area with a widely applied methodology. Through the electronic analysis of large bodies of text, corpus linguistics demonstrates and supports...
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Another great resource. I have my own copy and highly recommend it. The chapters on pedagogical applications of corpora are superb.

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The Cambridge Handbook of Learner Corpus Research

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An accessible and comprehensive survey of a fast-growing field, this Handbook explores the many interdisciplinary applications of learner corpus research.
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This is simply an amazing book in every sense I can think of. Anyone trying to make connections across domains withing Applied Linguistics should read this book. I surely will once I can put together the money for it!

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How to build a corpus (text formats)

A brief description of how to handle different text formats when building a corpus in corpus linguistics. Feel free to use in your own teaching of corpus linguistics.
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Getting into Academic Corpora

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I really want to use corpora more often in class, I really do. I love the idea so much. But it all comes down to interface. The interfaces of some corpora are so dated and cumbersome to navigate th...

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Roxane Harrison's curator insight, April 20, 2015 8:31 PM

Nice short blog article with lots of  great links and very helpful comments below...

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Linguistica dei corpora

Linguistica dei corpora | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
Corpus Linguistics site at the FICLIT
department of the University of Bologna, Italy.
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See Bible Search Results at a Glance

See Bible Search Results at a Glance | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
Today’s post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.
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Cool corpus tool for Bible searches!

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Corpora and Collocations

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At the last BCTEAL Conference in May, a colleague of mine gave an interesting talk on collocations and made mention of the use of some websites to help students understand what words normally go to...
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Barron's GRE 1001-2000 - Vocabulary List : Vocabulary.com

A vocabulary list featuring Barron's GRE 1001-2000.
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'El Quijote' empleó casi 23.000 palabras diferentes. Hoy un ciudadano medio utiliza 5.000'

'El Quijote' empleó casi 23.000 palabras diferentes. Hoy un ciudadano medio utiliza 5.000' | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
"Ínclitas razas ubérrimas", escribe Rubén Darío al comienzo de su 'Salutación del optimista'. Miguel Sosa era un niño cuando se encontró con este primer verso y
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Why Extensive Reading Doubles Your Vocabulary - YouTube

Why Extensive Reading Doubles Your Vocabulary
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Dealing with Vocabulary in Class : Vocabulary and Intensive Reading - YouTube

Lecturer : Paul Nation Paul Nation is emeritus professor of Applied Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His special interests are ...
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The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis (Hardback) - Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis (Hardback) - Routledge | Applied Corpus Linguistics to Education | Scoop.it
The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis covers the major approaches to Discourse Analysis from Critical Discourse Analysis to Multimodal Discourse Analysis and their applications in key educational and institutional settings. The handbook is divided...
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The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics

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This volume provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of corpus-based linguistic research on English.
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It is with pride that I'm happy to share this incredible edited book by my professors Douglas Biber and Randi Reppen. This is seriously one of the best--if not really the best--compilation of well-grounded work in the domain of applied corpus linguistics. Can't wait to read it!

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