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Corpora for Language Learning and Teaching

This page offers information about some common corpus tools and links to resources on the web.


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phraseup*

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phraseup* assists you with writing by finding and filling-in the words you can't remember...
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Index English Vocabulary Exercises

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Vocabulary Exercises - General Vocabulary Exercises and Academic Words Exercises.

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_lognostics home page

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This site is designed to provide access to up to date research tools for people working in the field of Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition. The site is maintained by Paul Meara.

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Compleat Lexical Tutor

A complete website for learning and learning about English words. You can test your vocabulary level, then work on the words at the level where you are weak.
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JustTheWord

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A very quick and easy website that directly gives collocations for a search word, without the concordance lines. Results are based on an 80 million word subset of the BNC. 

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Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) | Vocabulary Websites | Scoop.it
425 million word corpus of American English, 1990-2011. Compare to the BNC and ANC. Large, balanced, up-to-date, and freely-available online.
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[bnc] British National Corpus

[bnc] British National Corpus | Vocabulary Websites | Scoop.it

The British National Corpus (BNC) is a 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of current British English, both spoken and written.

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"Phrases in English" - Home Page

Allows for the free on-line phraseological interrogation of the BNC in strings up to eight words long.

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Words and phrases: frequency, genres, collocates, concordances, synonyms, and WordNet

You can now input an entire text -- maybe a newspaper article that you've copied from a website, or something you've written -- and it will then give you detailed information about the words and phrases in the text. There's now no need to copy and paste individual words and phrases into the regular COCA interface -- just work seamlessly from your original text.

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Wording - bab.la

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This is a great site to help you with sentence structure. Just type in the beginning of the sentence and it will offer you options for the next word in the sentence.


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WebAsCorpus.org - find Web Concordances

Search the Web directly for concordances of words and phrases in 34 different languages.

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SCOTS Project - Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech

SCOTS Project - Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech | Vocabulary Websites | Scoop.it
The Scottish Corpus of Texts & Speech (SCOTS Project) is an ongoing project to build a corpus of modern-day written and spoken texts in Scottish English and varieties of Scots.
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Gabriella G. Nuttall : Vocabulary

This website has links to other vocabulary websites, papers, and presentations on vocabulary teaching, and other learning activities.

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