Collocations in a Learner Corpus

Collocations in a Learner Corpus

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Collocations are both pervasive in language and difficult for language learners, even at an advanced level. In this book, these difficulties are for the first time comprehensively investigated. On the basis of a learner corpus, idiosyncratic collocation use by learners is uncovered, the building material of learner collocations examined, and the factors that contribute to the difficulty of certain groups of collocations identified. An extensive discussion of the implications of the results for the foreign language classroom is also presented, and the contentious issue of the relation of corpus linguistic research and language teaching is thus extended to learner corpus analysis.show more

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  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 25mm | 598.75g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588115240
  • 9781588115249

Table of contents

1. Abbreviations; 2. Acknowledgements; 3. Collocations in native and non-native speaker language; 4. Investigating collocations in a learner corpus; 5. The use of collocations by advanced learners; 6. Building material of non-native-like collocations; 7. Factors correlating with learners' difficulties with collocations; 8. Implications of the findings; 9. Notes; 10. References; 11. Appendix I; 12. Appendix II; 13. Indexshow more

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