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Title: Corpora for University Language Teachers
Subtitle: Linguistic Insights. Studies in Language and Communication. Vol. 74
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=D&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11639
Description:

This volume is made up of 17 chapters which have developed out of papers
and workshop sessions presented at the event entitled «Corpora: Seminar and
Workshops», held at the University of Padua, March 29-31, 2007. It
maintains the straightforward, practical approach which characterized that
event, meant as an introduction to the use of corpora even for novices. At
the same time it goes into a wide range of different applications for
corpora in language teaching and language research in higher education. One
of these involves the creation and use of learner corpora. Another
application involves corpus-assisted research into political discourse in
the media. Language for special purposes is also focussed on as a research
topic, an academic discipline, and language to be translated. Multimodal
corpora are also considered. Proposals are made for corpus-based research
into the language of films, and into translation (and mediation)
universals. A corpus-based study of text complexity in reading tests is
also presented. Large-scale corpora commercially available are also
discussed. An online module for translator training is presented, as is an
Internet-accessible corpus of Old English poetry.


Contents:

Carol Taylor Torsello: Dedication to John Sinclair - Guy Aston: Remembering
John Sinclair - Carol Taylor Torsello/Katherine Ackerley/Erik Castello:
Corpora for University Language Teachers: An Introduction - Elena Tognini
Bonelli: Corpora and LSP: Issues and Implications - Maria Teresa Prat
Zagrebelsky: Learner Corpora at the Crossroads of Computer Corpus
Linguistics, Foreign Language Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisition
Research - Maria Teresa Musacchio/Giuseppe Palumbo: Shades of Grey: A
Corpus-driven Analysis of LSP Phraseology for Translation Purposes -
Francesca Coccetta: Multimodal Corpora with MCA - Alan Partington: The
Armchair and the Machine: Corpus-assisted Discourse Research - Caroline
Clark: A CADS Analysis of Television Reports from Iraq: Were Embeds 'in
Bed' with the Coalition? - Sara Gesuato: Linguistic Research with
Large-scale Corpora - Margherita Ulrych/Amanda Murphy: Descriptive
Translation Studies and the Use of Corpora: Investigating Mediation
Universals - Christopher Taylor: Predictability in Film Language:
Corpus-assisted Research - Erik Castello: A Corpus-based Study of Text
Complexity - Larissa D'Angelo: Creating a Corpus for the Analysis of
Identity Traits in English Specialised Discourse - Guy Aston: Using the XML
Edition of the British National Corpus - Giuseppe Brunetti: Tagging the
Lexicon of Old English Poetry - Anthony Baldry: Turning to Multimodal
Corpus Research for Answers to a Language-course Management Crisis -
Katherine Ackerley: Using Comparable Expert-writer and Learner Corpora for
Developing Report-writing Skills - Silvia Bernardini: «What Students
Want»...? Practical Suggestions for Corpus-aided Translator Education -
Fiona Dalziel/Francesca Helm: Exploring Modality in a Learner Corpus of
Online Writing.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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ISBN-13: 9783039116393
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