EGP: investigating patterns of learner grammar development AAAL 2018 Chicago

 

The English Grammar Profile: investigating patterns of learner grammar development

Anne O´Keeffe, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick – 

Geraldine Mark, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick – 

Pascual Pérez-Paredes, University of Cambridge

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Weblinks

The CEFR: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams-and-tests/cefr/

The English Grammar Profile: http://www.englishprofile.org/english-grammar-profile/egp-online

Cambridge Learner Corpus: https://www.sketchengine.co.uk/cambridge-learner-corpus/

Sketch Engine universal POS tags https://www.sketchengine.co.uk/universal-pos-tags/

 

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O’Keeffe, A., & Mark, G. (2017). “The English Grammar Profile of learner competence: Methodology and key findings”. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 22(4), 457-489. https://benjamins.com/#catalog/journals/ijcl.14086.oke/fulltext

Römer, U., O’Donnell, M. B., & Ellis, N. C. (2014). “Second language learner knowledge of verb–argument constructions: Effects of language transfer and typology”. The Modern Language Journal, 98(4), 952-975.

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