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Tools for teaching and learning vocabulary in English
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Words and phrases: frequency, genres, collocates, concordances, synonyms, and WordNet

Words and phrases: frequency, genres, collocates, concordances, synonyms, and WordNet | L2 Vocabulary Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

This site allows you to isolate your querries within specific academic genres. You can also upload texts and compare the frequency of word use with COCA. It is much more user friendly than COCA in terms of being interactive. Mark Davies designed this site more for learners and teachers to use. 

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Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) | L2 Vocabulary Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

450 million word corpus of American English, 1990-2012. Compare to the BNC and ANC. Large, balanced, up-to-date, and freely-available online.

COCA can be searched to find collocates of specific vocabulary words. It also provides frequency data on the use of specific words, which can aid in lesson planning.

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