There are infinite ways of using language

Epistemological relativity, for an ELT professional, means that one accepts
that there are infinite ways of using language and that differences do not
automatically call for judgmental evaluation. (Leung, 2005: p. 138)

Leung, C. (2005). Convivial communication: Recontextualizing communicative competence. International Journal of Applied Linguistics15(2), 119-144.

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Some references on Usage-based language learning approaches

Ellis, N. (2017) Chapter 6 – Chunking in Language Usage, Learning and Change: I Don’t Know from Part III – Chunking. Edited by Marianne Hundt, Universität Zürich, Sandra Mollin, Universität Heidelberg, Simone E. Pfenninger, Universität Salzburg. Cambridge University Press, pp 113-147
https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316091746.006

Ellis, N. (2017). Cognition, Corpora, and Computing: Triangulating Research in Usage‐Based Language Learning. Language Learning, 67(S1), 40-65.

Ellis, Nick C., & Ferreira-Junior, Fernando. (2009). Construction Learning as a Function of Frequency, Frequency Distribution, and Function. Modern Language Journal, 93(3), 370-385.

Tyler, A. (2010). Usage-Based Approaches to Language and Their Applications to Second Language Learning. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 30, 270-291.

Tyler, A., & Ortega, L. (2016). Usage-based approaches to language and language learning: An introduction to the special issue. 8(3), 335-345.

Tyler, A. (2018). Nick C. Ellis Ute Römer Matthew Brook O’Donnell: Usage-based approaches to language acquisition and processing: Cognitive and corpus investigations of construction grammar. Cognitive Linguistics, 29(1), 155-161.

Weber, Kirsten Morten H. Christiansen Peter Indefrey Peter Hagoort (2018) Primed From the Start: Syntactic Priming During the First Days of Language Learning. Language Learning. https://doi.org/10.1111/lang.12327

Writing tools for researchers

This is a selection of resources for those wishing to improve their scientific and academic writing in English. It showcases some online resources including courses, academic word lists, online data bases, concordancers, corpora as well as some diy tools.

Online courses

British Council Writing for a purpose

Face to face & online courses

VI Escribir ciencia en inglés / Writing science in English (Universidad de Murcia)

Word lists

AWL and definitions. Academic Word List Coxhead (2000). Around  570 headwords

AWL 10 sublists and sublist families

Exploring contexts of AWL (dictionary-based)  and academic areas  (needs a code)

Test your vocabulary range using Lex Tutor

The Manchester Phrase Bank

Exploring collocations

Oxford online collocations dictionary

Collocation forbetterenglish (Sketch Engine SKELL): examples, word sketches and similar words

Word neighbors (different corpora available)

String net (explore patterns)

Collocaid: collocation errors and editor

Using Google N-GRAM to discover word combinations (intake of *)

Online corpora

Academic words in American English (Mark Davies COCA)

CRA (Corpus of Research Articles) Great to test your hypothesis (perform an analysis?)

MICUSP

MICASE

British Academic Written English Corpus (BAWE) Sketch engine gateway

BAWE corpus (Coventry site)

ScienQuest

CQPweb portal

Deconstructing discourse

Clean your text 

Generate word lists (Input url)

Ngram Analyzer

Ngram Extractor

Web as a corpus (n-gram browser)

Online text comparator

Google books Ngram Viewer Use it to test phraseological uses  All the options here

Online DBs

Exploration tools:

Ngramfinder

Babla (just for fun)

Netspeak

Video talks

Webcorp (The web is your corpus)

Springer exemplar

Taporware tools (Alberta)

Concordancers

Antconc (Win, MacOS, lINUX)

Textstat (Windows & MacOS)

Do-it-yourself tools & Advanced users

Just-text

Beautifulsoup parser (Python)

Avoid deduplication: Onion

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Using COCA (Corpus of Contemporary American English)

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Analyse des feedback correctifs dans un projet de télécollaboration asynchrone entre futurs enseignants et apprenants de FLE

Analyse des feedback correctifs dans un projet de télécollaboration asynchrone entre futurs enseignants et apprenants de FLE, by Théodora LOIZIDOU ,UFR LLASIC

Mémoire de master 2 recherche – 30 crédits – Mention Sciences du Langage
Spécialité: français langue étrangère

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