Center for Language Acquisition at the Pennsylvania State University

Workshop on Corpus-based Language Teaching

Please join us for an upcoming workshop:  


"How to Use Corpus Tools in Language Teaching"


Wednesday, February 5, 2014 (rescheduled date)

4:40-5:45 p.m.

267 Willard


This workshop is designed to offer language educators an overview of how language corpora--collections of authentic language samples--can be highly valuable resources for the teaching and learning of second languages.  Examples of available corpora in various languages, including a new corpus tool for learning Chinese, will be shown as models.


Topics to be addressed include:

  • What is a language corpus?
  • How can learners benefit from working with corpus materials?
  • What do corpus-based activities and assignments look like?
  • How can teachers find and use language corpora in their teaching?


The event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be provided.


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