The latest issue of ReCALL is a Special Issue on Researching uses of corpora for language teaching and learning, Guest Edited by Alex Boulton and Pascual Pérez-Paredes.
Special Issue Contents
Ana Frankenberg-Garcia provides an extension or semi-replication of an earlier study comparing single and multiple concordance lines and dictionary definitions as a language reference resource.
Yukio Tono, Yoshiho Satake and Aika Miura report on how Japanese learners of English can use corpora to help revise their own writing.
Zeping Huang focuses on awareness of the patterning of abstract nouns among 40 Chinese students majoring in English.
Jonathan Smart compares different types of corpus-based instruction, using paper-based materials derived from Mark Davies’ corpora for the passive voice.
Elena Cotos examines the effects of corpora in noticing, exploring and reusing linking adverbials among graduate students.
Joe Geluso and Atsumi Yamaguchi attempt to integrate corpus use into an original course design with the focus on spoken fluency.
Ji-Yeon Chang provides an introduction to corpus use for post-graduates in engineering and computer science in Korea to help with writing.
Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska describes a course designed for Master’s students including trainee teachers in Poland, the objective being to promote corpus literacy for a variety of uses.