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Integrating Corpus analysis into everyday classroom practice

Karpenko, Tatyana (2015) Integrating Corpus analysis into everyday classroom practice. In: InForm Conference: Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) on the IFP, July 2015, University of Reading. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

I will be looking at direct classroom application of corpora and Concordancers as opposed to indirect applications for research, lexicography and material development (Leech 1997). I will be looking at methods of integrating corpus-based learning into everyday classroom environment empowering students to become “language detectives”. (Johns 1997, 101). I will share with colleagues the ways in which I use corpora in the classroom Concordancers can be used for this specific group of learners:

• to explore typical collocations of key-words in their subject areas through building their own corpora in their specific area of study
• to discover patterns of recurrence
• look into word-building
• to analyse grammatical features and usage of words
• to understand differences in meaning
• to understand meaning in context
• to take note of different frequencies and implications of these differences
• to explore stylistic peculiarities of academic writing in comparison with other genres

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Schools: Research and Enterprise Directorate
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Depositing User: Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 11:43
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 11:45
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/33226

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