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Practical Applications in Language and Computers

PALC 2003


Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

Contents: John Sinclair: Preface – Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk: Introduction – Gerardo Sierra/Rodrigo Alarcón/Alfonso Medina/César Aguilar: Definitional contexts extraction from specialised texts – Jacek Waliński: Acquisition of terminology at the phrase level from comparable corpora – Jacek Martinek: The acquisition of knowledge from a legal text – Amélie Josselin/Cécile Frérot: Corpus-based terminology extraction applied to lexicography: How can a popular science corpus help improve general bilingual dictionaries? – Dorien Van De Mieroop: Finding a way to handle a large corpus for discourse analysis – Rafał Uzar/Piotr Pęzik/Eric Levin: Developing relational databases for corpus linguistics – Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk: The PELCRA project - state of the art – Przemysław Kaszubski/Aleksandra Wojnowska: TestBuilder: An integrated tool for making corpus-based language tests – Rosa Rabadán/Belén Labrador/Noelia Ramón: English-Spanish corpus-based contrastive analysis: Translational applications from the ACTRES project – Rafał Uzar: A toolbox for translation quality assessment – Douglas Biber: Lexical bundles in academic speech and writing – Alan Partington/John Morley: At the heart of ideology: Word and cluster/bundle frequency in political debate – Stella E. O. Tagnin/Elisa Duarte Teixeira: British vs. American English, Brazilian vs. European Portuguese: How close or how far apart? - A corpus driven study – Agnès Celle: Future time reference in the conditional protasis in English and French: A corpus-based approach – Ilse Depraetere: A comparative analysis of verbal concord with staff, crew and cast – Joel Katzav/Chris Reed/Glenn Rowe: Argument research corpus – Mirosława Podhajecka/Tadeusz Piotrowski: Russianisms in English (OED - BNC - LDOCE) – Marek Łaziński: Gender of forms of address in Polish. Corpus study – Frank Joosten: Conceptual individuation levels in Dutch collective nouns: A corpus-based analysis – Ewa Ciesielska: Chemists speak their own special language. Lexical features of the language of a modern chemical journal from the corpus linguistics perspective – Sylviane Granger: Practical applications of learner corpora – Christopher Tribble: The text, the whole text – Konstantina Bekiou/Lourdes Díaz: What the use of CHILDES can say in analysing second language acquisition data: The acquisition of Spanish aspectual past tenses by Greek L1 learners – Lourdes Díaz/Ana Ruggia: The Child Language Data Exchange System (CHILDES) in Research on the acquisition of tense-aspect marking in Spanish as a second language. The case of intermediate Japanese students – John Osborne: Articles and non-count nouns in learner English: Perception and production – Ewa Chojnacka: The corpora of teaching and learning the listening comprehension skill – Irena Czwenar: Oral proficiency of Polish EFL students. Corpus-based analysis – Stanisław Goźdź-Roszkowski: Multi-word lexical units in legal genres - The pedagogic perspective – Michaël Goethals: E.E.T.: The European English teaching vocabulary-list. A presentation of the project concepts and procedures – Frits Schulte: The curricular webquest: From national to international dissemination of solutions to the problem of digital children in analogous schools – Lut Baten: Portfolio and means for autonomous FL learning: The next step – Magdalena Derwojedowa/Magdalena Zawisławska: E-language-learning: New opportunities, new approach, new problems.