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  • 1.  Looking for Learner Corpora Resources

    Posted 13 days ago
    Hello friends!

    Looking for learner corpora resources for a research project of Chinese learners of English. Such a fun and fascinating study but can't find one that's readily accessible for colleagues and me to use in improving our own approach to teaching. Any leads would be greatly appreciated!

    Have fun teaching and take care!

    John

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    John Anderson
    Director
    Lane 18 Qintong Rd
    China
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  • 2.  RE: Looking for Learner Corpora Resources

    Posted 12 days ago
    Hi John,

    BYU's corpora (https://www.english-corpora.org) and Michigan's corpus of written English (http://elicorpora.info) might be helpful.

    Best,

    Kristin

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    Kristin Homuth
    Graduate Studies Language Support Specialist
    College for Creative Studies
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  • 3.  RE: Looking for Learner Corpora Resources

    Posted 12 days ago

    If I remember right, the Michigan corpora (MICASE and MICUSP) had a way to set for non-native speakers. https://lsa.umich.edu/eli/language-resources/micase-micusp.html

    I know we used some other corpora in grad school but I'm not remembering off-hand. I'll look through my notes when I have time.



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    Alyssa Wolfe
    Faculty English Program Coordinator
    Yachay Tech University
    Ecuador
    awolfe@yachaytech.edu.ec/alyssa.n.wolfe@gmail.com
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  • 4.  RE: Looking for Learner Corpora Resources

    Posted 12 days ago

    I did a quick search for learner corpora and found this: https://uclouvain.be/en/research-institutes/ilc/cecl/learner-corpora-around-the-world.html

    It's a list of learner corpora (for a variety of target and native languages). 



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    Alyssa Wolfe
    Faculty English Program Coordinator
    Yachay Tech University
    Ecuador
    awolfe@yachaytech.edu.ec/alyssa.n.wolfe@gmail.com
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