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Mike McCarthy on spoken grammar | Hancock McDonald ELT

Mike McCarthy on spoken grammar | Hancock McDonald ELT | TELT | Scoop.it

Mike McCarthy gave the opening plenary at English UK Academic (North) conference last Saturday (Oct 4 2014), revisiting the topic of the grammar of spoken English. Spoken language, he pointed out, is in no way an imperfect, poorly realized version of the written form. Quite to the contrary, the written form is an imperfect attempt at abstracting from the actual, living, functioning reality of the spoken form.

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Touchstone From Corpus to Course Book

So how does the Cambridge English Corpus actually help us create course books? Mike McCarthy tells us how they used it for the creation of Touchstone
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McCarthy, M. (2004). Touchstone: From corpus to course book. Cambridge University Press.

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