By Sylviane Granger, Geoffrey Leech
The 1st publication of its variety, Learner English on laptop is meant to supply linguists, scholars of linguistics and sleek languages, and ELT pros with a hugely obtainable and complete advent to the hot and rapidly-expanding box of corpus-based study into learner language. Edited via the founder and co-ordinator of the foreign Corpus of Learner English (ICLE), the e-book includes articles on all facets of corpus compilation, layout and research. The ebook is split into 3 major sections; partly I, the 1st bankruptcy offers the reader with an summary of the sphere, explaining hyperlinks with corpus and utilized linguistics, moment language acquisition and ELT. the second one bankruptcy reports the software program instruments that are presently to be had for analysing learner language and comprises worthy examples of ways they are often used. half 2 comprises 8 case reports during which desktop learner corpora are analysed for varied lexical, discourse and grammatical beneficial properties. The articles include quite a lot of methodologies with huge normal software. The chapters partly three examine how computing device Learner Corpus (CLC) dependent reports will help enhance pedagogical instruments: EFL grammars, dictionaries, writing textbooks and digital instruments. Implications for school room technique also are mentioned. the great scope of this quantity can be useful to utilized linguists and corpus linguists in addition to to would-be learner corpus developers and analysts who desire to notice extra a few new, interesting and fast-growing box of analysis.