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By Magali Paquot

educational vocabulary is in model, as witnessed by way of the expanding variety of books released at the subject. within the first a part of this ebook, Magali Paquot scrutinizes the concept that of 'academic vocabulary' and proposes a corpus-driven technique in response to the standards of keyness, diversity and evenness of distribution to choose educational phrases that may be a part of a common-core educational vocabulary syllabus.

In the second one half, the writer bargains an intensive research of educational vocabulary within the foreign Corpus of Learner English (ICLE) and describes the criteria that account for newbies' problems in educational writing. She then makes a speciality of the position of corpora, and extra fairly, learner corpora, in EAP fabric layout. it's the first monograph within which Granger's (1996) Contrastive Interlanguage research is used to check 10 ICLE learner sub-corpora, with a view to distinguish among linguistic positive aspects which are shared by way of novices from a variety of mom tongue backgrounds and designated gains which may be transfer-related.

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