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Applications to host LCR2021

Dear LCA members, Following several requests for an extension of the deadline for applications to host LCR 2021, the LCA board has decided that the deadline will be extended to 5th July 2019. I’m very much looking forward to seeing you as many of you as possible in Warsaw! Best … Continue reading

CFP: Learner Corpus Symposium (LCSAW4) Sunday, Sep 29, 2019, Kobe, Japan

Following three successful conventions, the 4th Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World (LCSAW4) will be held on Sunday, 29, September 2019, at Kobe University Centennial Hall in Japan.   http://language.sakura.ne.jp/icnale/symposium.html   LCSAW4 is organized in cooperation with the ESRC-AHRC project led by Dr. Tony McEnery at Lancaster University, … Continue reading

Call for applications to host LCR2021

Following the successful LCR conferences in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) in 2011, Bergen (Norway) in 2013, Cuijk (the Netherlands) in 2015, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy) in 2017, and as we are approaching LCR2019 in Warsaw (Poland) in September this year (check https://lcr2019.ils.uw.edu.pl/), the Learner Corpus Association (https://www.learnercorpusassociation.org/) opens the call to host LCR2021. Those … Continue reading

Building Educational Applications 2019 Shared Task: Grammatical Error Correction

Building Educational Applications 2019 Shared Task: Grammatical Error Correction NEW! 25/01/2019: Training data released! CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ================================================================================ Building Educational Applications 2019 Shared Task: Grammatical Error Correction Florence, Italy August 2, 2019 https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/nl/bea2019st/ ================================================================================ Call for Participation ================================================================================ Grammatical error correction (GEC) is the task of automatically correcting grammatical errors … Continue reading

IJLCR4.2 out!

Tense and aspect in Second Language Acquisition and learner corpus research: Introduction to the special issue Robert Fuchs and Valentin Werner 143–163 Articles The progressive form and its functions in spoken learner English: Tracing the effects of an exposure-rich learning environment Lea Meriläinen 164–194 The use of stative progressives by … 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.