Open text analysis tools & techniques for the EAP      practitionerAlannah Fitzgerald, Clare Carr, Terri Edwards, Jeff Dav...
Overview• Training with corpora & text analysis tools  – OER Cascade at Durham University• Demonstration of tools & collec...
Lextutor            http://www.lextutor.ca08/06/12                             3
Lextutor• The Academic Word List (AWL)• UEfAP vocabulary resources/exercises• The VocabProfile text diagnostic tool       ...
AWL sublists08/06/12   http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist/sublists.aspx   5
UEfAP           http://www.uefap.com/index.htm08/06/12                                    6
AWL – published sample
AWL – student sample
VocabProfile edit & check                            RE-VP
FLAX• The Learning Collocations collection• The British Academic Written English (BAWE)corpus• Cherry picking – search, re...
FLAX – Flexible Language Acquisition   Flexible Language Acquisition                                  library
BAWE
FLAX – Learning Collocations   (BNC, BWE, Wikipedia)
FLAX – Learning Collocations(related collocations, definitions, topics)
Cherry picking phrasesBrainstorm keywords from your subject/topic area and               fill your cherry basket!
BAWE texts http://tinyurl.com/d8l6c64
Noun phrase parsing     http://tinyurl.com/bldqha4
Wikify key words & phrases         http://tinyurl.com/cpwyefb
AntConc concordancing freeware• Simple install• Training videos• The Keyword List tool
AntConc software  http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/software.html
AntConc video tutorials  http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/antconc_index.html
AntConc keyword list tool http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JvasTvQY7kU#!
http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com   Russell StannardTeacher Training Videos
Thank youEmail: fitzgerald@education.concordia.ca; c.c.barker@durham.ac.uk;    terri.edwards@dur.ac.uk; jeffrey.davidson@d...
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Presented at the EAP Practitioner Professional Issues Meeting for BALEAP, June 9th 2012.
Alannah Fitzgerald, Clare Carr, Terri Edwards, Jeff Davidson

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Open text analysis tools & techniques for the eap practitioner

  1. 1. Open text analysis tools & techniques for the EAP practitionerAlannah Fitzgerald, Clare Carr, Terri Edwards, Jeff Davidson http://www.flickr.com/photos/kool_skatkat/19287450
  2. 2. Overview• Training with corpora & text analysis tools – OER Cascade at Durham University• Demonstration of tools & collections – Lextutor, FLAX, AntConc• Feed back & feed forward – Teacher Training Videos with Russell Stannard – Design-based research cycles – BALEAP Web Resources Sub Committee
  3. 3. Lextutor http://www.lextutor.ca08/06/12 3
  4. 4. Lextutor• The Academic Word List (AWL)• UEfAP vocabulary resources/exercises• The VocabProfile text diagnostic tool http://www.flickr.com/photos/loop_oh/4493818473/
  5. 5. AWL sublists08/06/12 http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist/sublists.aspx 5
  6. 6. UEfAP http://www.uefap.com/index.htm08/06/12 6
  7. 7. AWL – published sample
  8. 8. AWL – student sample
  9. 9. VocabProfile edit & check RE-VP
  10. 10. FLAX• The Learning Collocations collection• The British Academic Written English (BAWE)corpus• Cherry picking – search, retrieve and store phrases
  11. 11. FLAX – Flexible Language Acquisition Flexible Language Acquisition library
  12. 12. BAWE
  13. 13. FLAX – Learning Collocations (BNC, BWE, Wikipedia)
  14. 14. FLAX – Learning Collocations(related collocations, definitions, topics)
  15. 15. Cherry picking phrasesBrainstorm keywords from your subject/topic area and fill your cherry basket!
  16. 16. BAWE texts http://tinyurl.com/d8l6c64
  17. 17. Noun phrase parsing http://tinyurl.com/bldqha4
  18. 18. Wikify key words & phrases http://tinyurl.com/cpwyefb
  19. 19. AntConc concordancing freeware• Simple install• Training videos• The Keyword List tool
  20. 20. AntConc software http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/software.html
  21. 21. AntConc video tutorials http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/antconc_index.html
  22. 22. AntConc keyword list tool http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JvasTvQY7kU#!
  23. 23. http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com Russell StannardTeacher Training Videos
  24. 24. Thank youEmail: fitzgerald@education.concordia.ca; c.c.barker@durham.ac.uk; terri.edwards@dur.ac.uk; jeffrey.davidson@durham.ac.uk Blog: Technology for Open English – Toying with Open E-resources www.alannahfitzgerald.org Twitter: @AlannahFitz Slideshare:http://www.slideshare.net/AlannahOpenEd/

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