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EUROSLA26

EUROSLA 26  Wednesday, August 24 – Saturday, August 27, 2016 University of Jyväskylä, Finland https://www.jyu.fi/en/congress/eurosla26 We are inviting proposals for presentations at Eurosla 26. All areas and approaches of the study of learning second/foreign/additional languages are welcome. The theme of the conference is Looking back, looking forward: Language learning research at … Continue reading

‘Learner corpus based approaches to second language acquisition’ workshop

The Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS will be hosting a two-day workshop on ‘Learner corpus based approaches to second language acquisition’ on 31 March – 1 April, 2017. As recently put by Myles (2015), “second language researchers have been rather slow in taking advantage of learner corpora and their associated … Continue reading

The Latest Issue of IJSAL

Dear Colleagues, It is my pleasure to let you know that the latest issue of Language in Focus International Journal Of Studies In Applied Linguistics And ELT  (2016, Issue 1, Volume 1) is available at: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/lifijsal The 2015 volume of IJSAL can also be accessed on the journal website by De Gruyter. Language in Focus is … Continue reading

Learner Language, Corpus Linguistics and Mobile Learning

Learner Language, Corpus Linguistics and Mobile Learning at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, 20 July 2016 Pre-conference workshop of the 12th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference organised by the Transforming European Learner Language into Learning Opportunities (TELL-OP) team   Call for Papers TELL-OP is a Strategic Partnership that seeks to … Continue reading

Tense and Aspect in Learner Language: Issues and Advances in the Use of Language Corpora

Tense and Aspect in Learner Language: Issues and Advances in the Use of Language Corpora Conveners: Valentin Werner (University of Bamberg) and Robert Fuchs (University of Münster)   Traditional approaches to the study of the morphosyntax of learner language were often based on experimental or elicited data (e.g., acceptability judgements, … Continue reading

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Learner Corpus Bibliography

The Learner Corpus Bibliography is a searchable bibliography of more than 1,000 references on learner corpus research

Learner Corpora around the World

The Centre for English Corpus Linguistics maintains a 'Learner Corpora around the World' page.

MERLIN corpus

MERLIN provides access to 2.286 texts written by learners of Czech, Italian and German. The learner texts stem from standardized language tests and they have been reliably related to the CEFR levels.