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Research Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Salary: £25,023-£28,982 Adverbs in spoken language: A corpus-based analysis of learner and native-speaker language and its pedagogical implications We are looking for a Research Assistant (0.6 fte) to work on the above research project which is funded by the Cambridge Humanities Research Grant scheme. You will facilitate the analysis of corpus data in … Continue reading

The TAL Journal, special issue on “NLP for learning and teaching”

Topic: NLP for learning and teaching Foreign Language Learning and Teaching is one of the fields where the introduction of information and communication technologies (ICT) has proved particularly fruitful. It is thus no wonder that Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) has been among the first, from the 1960’s, to integrate insights … Continue reading

(Dis)Fluency2017: Fluency and disfluency across languages and language varieties

Fluency and disfluency have attracted a great deal of attention in different areas of linguistics such as language acquisition or psycholinguistics. They have been investigated through a wide range of methodological and theoretical frameworks, including corpus linguistics, experimental pragmatics, perception studies and natural language processing, with applications in the domains … Continue reading

Tense, Aspect, Modality – Evidentiality Comparative, Cognitive, Theoretical and Applied Perspectives

TAM-E Conference Tense, Aspect, Modality – Evidentiality Comparative, Cognitive, Theoretical and Applied Perspectives   Thursday, November 17 – Friday, November 18, 2016 University of Paris Diderot, France   The CLILLAC-ARP research team at the University of Paris Diderot, in collaboration with the LaTTiCe (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris 3 University, CNRS), … Continue reading

MUST – Multilingual Student Translation

The Centre for English Corpus Linguistics of the University of Louvain is pleased to announce the launch of a new international corpus collection initiative. The project called MUST – Multilingual Student Translation – aims to collect a multilingual corpus of translations produced by intermediate and/or advanced foreign language learners and … 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.