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By Magali Paquot

educational vocabulary is in style, as witnessed via the expanding variety of books released at the subject. within the first a part of this booklet, Magali Paquot scrutinizes the concept that of 'academic vocabulary' and proposes a corpus-driven method in line with the factors of keyness, diversity and evenness of distribution to choose educational phrases which may be a part of a common-core educational vocabulary syllabus.

In the second one half, the writer bargains a radical research of educational vocabulary within the foreign Corpus of Learner English (ICLE) and describes the standards that account for newcomers' problems in educational writing. She then specializes in the function of corpora, and extra really, learner corpora, in EAP fabric layout. it's the first monograph during which Granger's (1996) Contrastive Interlanguage research is used to match 10 ICLE learner sub-corpora, to be able to distinguish among linguistic good points which are shared through newbies from quite a lot of mom tongue backgrounds and exact positive factors that could be transfer-related.

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