Contemporary advancements during this box of small corpus reports, principally led to through the non-public machine, have yielded impressive insights into the character and use of genuine language. This e-book provides paintings by way of a few best researchers within the box and covers a sequence of issues at once relating to language educating and language learn. the last word objective of this booklet is to inspire the exploitation of small corpora by means of the ELT occupation to make language studying more beneficial. as well as descriptions of the elemental corpus research instruments, chapters within the assortment hide syllabus and fabrics layout, comparisons of other genres, descriptions of neighborhood and practical grammars, compilation and use of learner corpora, and making cross-linguistic comparisons. The message of this assortment is that language use is useful and tradition particular and that small corpus research is an efficient approach to linguistic investigation.
Preface by: John Sinclair;
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