Using Corpora in the Language Classroom


Using Corpora in the Language Classroom

Description

Explains and illustrates how teachers can use corpora to create classroom materials and activities to address specific class needs. Using Corpora in the Language Classroom shows teachers how to use corpora and corpus tools to expand student learning. Together with its companion website, this teacher-friendly book demystifies corpus linguistics with clear explanations, instructions and examples. It provides the essential knowledge, tools, and skills teachers need to enable students to discover how language is really used. Clear and concise, this volume provides: -An overview of corpus linguistics -Clear explanations of terminology -Tasks and activities that invite readers to interact with the material -Principled instructions for creating classroom materials and activities, including how to create corpora to address specific class needs.


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Details

Author(s)
Randi Reppen
Format
Paperback | 120 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
Publication date
17 Jun 2010
Publisher
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
0521146089
ISBN13
9780521146081
Bestsellers rank
909,011