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Corpora and ICT in Language Studies

PALC 2005

by Jacek Walinski (Volume editor) Krzysztof Kredens (Volume editor)
Conference proceedings 452 Pages
Series: Łódź Studies in Language, Volume 13

Summary

Information and communication technology (ICT) has dramatically altered the world’s social and economic landscape and is now gaining momentum in the realm of language studies. Corpora and ICT in Language Studies attempts to signal and document this phenomenon by bringing together twenty-nine contributions authored by both seasoned researchers and newcomers to the field. The contributions range from more traditional corpus-based or corpus-driven studies to those incorporating ICT as an integral part of their methodology. The volume includes a selection of conference papers given at PALC 2005, the fifth conference in the biennial cycle of meetings organized by the Department of English Language at Łódź University, as well as a number of invited papers. The papers are grouped in three parts: corpora in empirical language studies, cognitive linguistics and e-learning.

Details

Pages
452
ISBN (Softcover)
9783631560990
Language
English
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2007. 451 pp., num fig., tables and graphs

Biographical notes

Jacek Walinski (Volume editor) Krzysztof Kredens (Volume editor)

The Editors: Jacek Waliński, received his Ph.D. in Linguistics, M.A. in English Studies, M.A. in Pedagogy from the University of Łódź, where he is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Computational Linguistics Unit in the Department of English. His research interests include the use of language corpora for language teaching and terminology extraction, and applications of electronic learning platforms for teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language. Krzysztof Kredens received his M.A. in English Studies and Ph.D. in English Linguistics from the University of Łódź. Formerly a Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Department of English at Birmingham University, he is now Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language, Łódź University. His academic interests include spoken discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and social applications of linguistics. Stanisław Goźdź-Roszkowski received his M.A. and Ph.D. in English Studies from the University of Łódź, where he is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at present. His research interests are primarily in corpus-based analysis of legal texts. His other academic interests include: genre analysis, LSP studies, translation studies and terminology. For the past few years, he has been also teaching legal English to law students and legal professionals in Poland.

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