International Corpus of Learner English V2

title International Corpus of Learner English V2
creator(s) Sylviane Granger, Estelle Dagneaux, Fanny Meunier, Magali Paquot
research center(s) CECL
short description The International Corpus of Learner English (Version 2) is a corpus of writing by higher intermediate to advanced learners of English. It contains 3.7 million words of EFL writing from learners representing 16 different mother tongue backgrounds (Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Tswana).
description The International Corpus of Learner English (Version 2) is a corpus of writing by higher intermediate to advanced learners of English. It contains 3.7 million words of EFL writing from learners representing 16 different mother tongue backgrounds (Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Tswana). It differs from the first version published in 2002 not only by its increased size and range of learner populations, but also by its interface, which contains two new functionalities: built-in concordancer allowing users to search for word forms, lemmas and/or part-of-speech tags and breakdown of the query results according to the learner profile information.
type(s) written
language(s) English
format(s) text
date 2009
keywords Learner English, Written English
corpus publisher(s) Presses universitaires de Louvain
distribution format(s) Book + cd-rom
description languages English
contact Sylviane Granger <sylviane.granger@uclouvain.be>