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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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Shona Whyte's curator insight, April 5, 2013 2:17 AM

McCarthy, M. (2004). Touchstone: From corpus to course book. Cambridge University Press.

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Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong

Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong | Translation Studies, Corpus Linguistics, Academia | Scoop.it

An extended conversation with the legendary linguist...

“Chomsky's conception of language… stressed the complexity of internal representations, encoded in the genome, and their maturation in light of the right data into a sophisticated computational system, one that cannot be usefully broken down into a set of associations. Behaviorist principles of associations could not explain the richness of linguistic knowledge, our endlessly creative use of it, or how quickly children acquire it with only minimal and imperfect exposure to language presented by their environment. The "language faculty," as Chomsky referred to it, was part of the organism's genetic endowment, much like the visual system, the immune system and the circulatory system, and we ought to approach it just as we approach these other more down-to-earth biological systems.”

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