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EAP concordancing workshop

  1. 1. EAP concordancing<br />workshop<br />Alannah Fitzgerald<br />09/08/2011<br />1<br />Kelly, http://www.slideshare.net/wheatto/in-fast-company <br />
  2. 2. Lexical knowledge<br />FLAX concordancer & web collections<br />EAP Kibbitzers<br />Lexical Tutor tools<br />Academic word lists & practice sites<br />Overview<br />2<br />
  3. 3. telling<br />committee<br />suggested that I try<br />conversed<br />Foreign Visitors<br />quickly<br />have much contact with<br />Typical lexical errors<br />a. He’s very humorous. He’s always doing jokes. <br />b. I’m the chairman of a special comedy at my school.<br />c. He suggested me to try acupuncture. <br />d. We conversated for almost one hour.<br />e. First Annual Seoul Marathon for Alien Residents<br />f. … and compromise, the issue was resolved in a jiffy. <br />g. North Korea doesn’t contact other countries much.<br />collocation<br />spoken form<br />word grammar<br />word families / derivatives<br />connotation<br />register<br />form-meaning pairs<br />3<br />
  4. 4. of sth<br />that ... <br />to do sth<br />make sby believe sth is true<br />tell<br />make<br />listen to<br />laugh at<br />do<br />convince sby<br />a joke<br />persuade<br />He tried to convince me that it wasn’t his fault.<br />She convinced him to lend her $100.<br />photograph<br />photographer<br />photography<br />photographic (adj.)<br />take a photograph<br />notorious (for ~)<br />(-)<br />famous for sth bad<br />Rome is notorious for pickpockets.<br />notoriously<br />Highlighting aspects of lexical knowledge<br />4<br />
  5. 5. v<br />‘like’<br />‘patent’<br />High-frequency items<br />Low-frequency items<br />What’s the difference between these words?<br />… in terms of who needs to learn them?<br />… and how they should be taught/learned?<br />Somedepending on personal factors<br />Everyone needs them<br />Should be handled by training students in effective use of vocabulary learning strategies.<br />Deserve explicitandthoroughattention in the classroom. <br />5<br />
  6. 6. Feedback to writing (sample)<br />http://room6halcombeschool.blogspot.com/2011/06/writing-feedback-from-ashhurst.html<br />
  7. 7. FLAX Web Phrases Collection Search (http://flax2.nzdl.org/greenstone3/flax?a=p&sa=home&module=) <br />7<br />
  8. 8. Web Phrases OER<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n67FBqBFm6I<br />8<br />
  9. 9. FLAX Web Pronoun Phrases Collection Search (http://flax2.nzdl.org/greenstone3/flax?a=p&sa=home&module=) <br />9<br />
  10. 10. Noticing Text Types – Issues of Register and Genre<br />FLAX Web Pronoun Phrases Collection Search (http://flax2.nzdl.org/greenstone3/flax?a=p&sa=home&module=) <br />10<br />
  11. 11. FLAX Web Pronoun Phrases Collection Search (http://flax2.nzdl.org/greenstone3/flax?a=p&sa=home&module=) <br />11<br />
  12. 12. Web Pronouns Phrases OER<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ns4nXsZQmUA<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Kibbitzers (Tim John’s EAP pages)<br />http://www.lexically.net/TimJohns/Kibbitzer/revis028.htm<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Web Collocations (fact vs idea)<br />http://flax2.nzdl.org/greenstone3/flax?a=g&rt=r&sa=CollocationSearch&s=CollocationTypes&s1.wordClass=n&c=collodb&s1.query=&s1.multiple=on<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Web Collocations (fact vs idea)<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Compleat Lexical Tutor (Tom Cobb)<br />http://www.lextutor.ca/<br />
  17. 17. Web Collocations OERhttp://www.lextutor.ca/vp/<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyZgZhHMovI<br />17<br />
  18. 18. AWL Exercises (Nottingham)<br />http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~alzsh3/acvocab/index.htm<br />18<br />
  19. 19. UEFAP (Andy Gillett)<br />http://www.uefap.com/index.htm<br />19<br />
  20. 20. Specific EAP vocab (UEFAP)<br />http://www.uefap.com/vocab/vocfram.htm<br />20<br />
  21. 21. FLAX User guides & demos<br />FLAX Web Collocations & Phrases Excercises (by Shaoqun Wu http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~shaoqun/tmp/instruction.html)<br />
  22. 22. User guides & demos<br />http://flax.nzdl.org/resources/flax_video/flax_video.html<br />
  23. 23. Teacher-created exercises<br />http://flax.nzdl.org/resources/flax_video/flax_video.html<br />
  24. 24. Future of FLAX<br />http://flax.nzdl.org/resources/flax_video/flax_video.html<br />

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