Corpus Linguistics for ELT: Research and Practice (Routledge by Ivor Timmis

By Ivor Timmis

Corpus Linguistics for ELT offers a pragmatic advisor to project ELT-related corpus examine. aimed toward researchers, complex undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of ELT and TESOL, and English language lecturers, this volume:

  • covers corpus study normally components of language examine proper to ELT: grammar, lexis, ESP, spoken grammar and discourse;

  • presents a assessment of appropriate corpus learn in those components, and discusses the consequences of this learn for ELT;

  • suggests power ELT-focused corpus examine initiatives, and equips the reader with the entire required instruments and strategies to hold them out;

  • deals with the transforming into zone of learner corpora and direct school room program of corpus material.

Corpus Linguistics for ELT empowers and conjures up readers to hold out their very own ELT corpus examine, and should let them in flip to make an important contribution to corpus-informed ELT pedagogy.

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