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By Fanny Meunier, Sylvie De Cock, Gaëtanelle Gilquin, Magali Paquot

The 11 contributions to this quantity, written through specialist corpus linguists, take on corpora from quite a lot of views and target to make clear the varied linguistic and pedagogical makes use of to which corpora could be placed. They current state-of-the-art examine within the authors’ respective area of workmanship and recommend instructions for destiny learn. the main target of the booklet is on learner corpora, however it additionally comprises reflections at the function of alternative kinds of corpora, comparable to local corpora, professional clients corpora, parallel corpora or corpora of recent Englishes. For readers who're already accustomed to corpora, this quantity bargains an educated account of the major function that corpus information play in utilized linguistics this present day. As for readers who're new to corpus linguistics, the assessment of techniques, tools and domain names of functions awarded will surely support them advance their very own flavor for corpora. This quantity has been edited in honour of Sylviane Granger, who has been one of many pioneers of learner corpus learn.

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