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Using corpora in the language classroom

Author: Randi Reppen
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge language education.
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"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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randi Reppen
ISBN: 9780521769877 0521769876 9780521146081 0521146089 9780521198561 0521198569
OCLC Number: 468978425
Description: xiii, 104 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 1. Issues in materials development and design Nigel Harwood; Part II. Perspectives on Materials: 2. Second language acquisition research and language teaching materials Rod Ellis; 3. The theory and practice of technology in materials development and task design Hayo Reinders and Cynthia White; 4. Principles of successful materials development Brian Tomlinson; 5. Critical praxis as materials development: responding to military recruitment on a U.S. campus Sarah Benesch; Part III. Materials for the Language Syllabus: 6. A principled approach to content-based materials development for reading Norman Evans, K. James Hartshorn, and Neil J. Anderson; 7. A genre-based approach to developing materials for writing Chris Tribble; 8. Listening as process: learning activities for self-appraisal and self-regulation Christine Goh; 9. Materials to develop the speaking skill Rebecca Hughes; 10. Developing materials for discipline-specific vocabulary and phrases in academic seminars Martha Jones & Norbert Schmitt; Part IV. Materials for Specific and Academic Purposes: 11. Materials for university essay writing Martin Hewings; 12. Writing for publication: corpus-informed materials for post-doctoral fellows in perinatology Chris Feak & John Swales; 13. Research-based materials to demystify academic citation for postgraduates Nigel Harwood; 14. Making professional academic writing practices visible: designing research-based heuristics to support English-medium text production Mary Jane Curry & Theresa Lillis; 15. English for nursing: developing discipline-specific materials Susan Bosher; 16. Using textbook and real life data to teach turn taking in business meetings Jo Angouri; 17. Designing materials for community-based adult ESL programs Cori Jakubiak and Linda Harklau.
Series Title: Cambridge language education.
Responsibility: Randi Reppen.
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