Exploring Corpora for ESP Learning

Exploring Corpora for ESP Learning

eBook - 2005
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This book investigates the effects of corpus work on the process of foreign language learning in ESP settings. It suggests that observing learners at work with corpus data can stimulate discussion and re-thinking of the pedagogical implications of both the theoretical and empirical aspects of corpus linguistics. The ideas presented here are developed from the Data-Driven Learning approach introduced by Tim Johns in the early nineties. The experience of watching students perform corpus analysis provides the basis for the two main observations in the book: a) corpus work provides students with a.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, Ă2005
ISBN: 9789027293930
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 176 pages)


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