Lebende Sprachen 2010 DOI: 10.1515/les.2010.008 View full text
Guadalupe Ruiz Yepes, Ramesh Krishnamurthy

Abstract: AbstractWith increasing demands for the use of authentic language in the teaching of a second language, the potential role of corpora has been an important issue of discussion in the last two decades. Corpora have helped to reveal patterns of real language use and uncovered discrepancies between the language portrayed in textbooks and the language used in real life.This article focuses on corpus-driven as well as corpus-based grammar teaching, summarising the experience of applying ACORN (the Aston Corpus Netw…

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