The Application of Data-Driven Learning to a Small-Scale Corpus of Conversational Texts from the BNC –British National Corpus: Teaching Speech Acts

By Carmen Pérez Basanta and María Elena Rodríguez Martín.

Published by The Learner Collection

Format Price
Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This paper reports on the use of data-driven learning for the investigation of a corpus of conversational texts from the British National Corpus for the teaching of speech acts.

Keywords: Data-Driven Learning, Corpus of Conversational Texts, British National Corpus, Teaching of Speech Acts

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 8, pp.183-192. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.060MB).

Dr. Carmen Pérez Basanta

Dr. Carmen Pérez Basanta is a senior lecturer (University of Granada) where she teaches Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include lexis, corpus linguistic and CALL. Her latest publications are: “Pedagogic aspects of the design and content of an online course for the development of lexical competence: ADELEX”. ReCALL, 16, 1: 129-149 (2004); and “The application of DDL to a small–corpus: Using films transcripts for teaching conversational skills”. In Corpora in the Foreign Language classroom, E. Hidalgo, L. Quereda, and J. Santana (eds.). Amsterdam: Rodopi (forthcoming).

Dr. María Elena Rodríguez Martín

Dr. Mª Elena Rodríguez Martín is a lecturer in English (Department of English, University of Granada, Spain). Her research interests include lexis, corpus linguistic and CALL. Her latest publications are: “The application of DDL to a small–corpus: Using films transcripts for teaching conversational skills”. In Corpora in the Foreign Language classroom, E. Hidalgo, L. Quereda, and J. Santana (eds.). Amsterdam: Rodopi (forthcoming); and “Enfoques lingüísticos al estudio de la conversación”. In J.L. Martínez-Dueñas, N. McLaren, C. Pérez and L. Quereda (eds.), Towards an understanding of the English Language. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada (forthcoming).

Reviews:

There are currently no reviews of this product.

Write a Review