Campus Units

English

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Version

Accepted Manuscript

Publication Date

6-30-2017

Journal or Book Title

The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning

First Page

248

Last Page

264

DOI

10.1002/9781118914069.ch17

Abstract

This chapter describes how corpus-based pedagogies are used for teaching and learning language for specific purposes (LSP). Corpus linguistics (CL) refers to the study of large quantities of authentic language using computer-assisted methods, which form the basis for computer-assisted language learning (CALL) that uses corpora for reference, exploration, and interactive learning. The use of corpora as reference resources to create LSP materials is described. Direct student uses of corpora are illustrated by three approaches to data-driven learning (DDL) where students engage in hands-on explorations of texts. A combination of indirect and direct corpus applications is shown in an illustration of interactive CALL technologies, including an example of an inclusive corpus-based tool for genre-based writing pedagogy. The chapter concludes with potential prospects for future developments in LSP.

Comments

This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Cotos, Elena. "17 Language for Specific Purposes and Corpus‐based Pedagogy." The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning (2017): 248, which has been published in final form at doi:10.1002/9781118914069.ch17. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

Copyright Owner

Wiley

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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