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PhD fellowship in Corpus Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

The Centre for English Corpus Linguistics has an opening for a PhD fellowship for a total period of four years, starting as of October 2018 (later is also a possibility). The position is part of the UCLouvain FSR-funded research project Particle placement and genitive alternations in EFL learner spoken syntax: … Continue reading

IJLCR 4.1 just out!

Articles Epicene pronouns in intermediate to advanced EFL writing Charlotte Stormbom 1–22 Does the passé composé influence L2 learners’ use of English past tenses?: A semantic exploration of the present perfect in French-English interlanguage Sandra C. Deshors 23–53 Shell noun use in English argumentative essays by native speakers of Japanese, … Continue reading

VOCAB@Leuven

The third Vocab@ conference will be hosted by KU Leuven from 1 to 3 July 2019. Previous Vocab@ conferences were held at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo in 2016 and Victoria University Wellington in 2013. The Vocab@Leuven conference aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines who investigate the learning, processing, teaching, and … Continue reading

Research Associate – Corpus-computational linguistics and second language acquisition, University of Cambridge

A Post-Doctoral Research Associate position is available at the University of Cambridge to work with Dr Dora Alexopoulou and Professor Ianthi Tsimpli on the Leverhulme Trust grant “Linguistic typology and learnability in second language”. The project aims to measure the impact of linguistic distance between L1 and L2 on the … Continue reading

JOB OPENING: PHD STUDENT / RESEARCHER IN ENGLISH LINGUISTICS

We are inviting applications for a three-year 0,5 PhD student position (E 13 TV-L on the German salary scale) in English linguistics the University of Bremen to be filled by 1 July 2018 or later. Applicants have an MA in English (Applied) Linguistics (or a teacher degree with a focus … 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.