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.

 

For further information, please contact mcd15@psu.edu. 

 

 



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