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Corpora in Adult Ed

Robert Sheppard
Rob Sheppard

What Is a Corpus? Corpse, marine corps, corporation, and corpulent all derive from the Latin word corpus, meaning body. That Latin word corpus also exists, intact, in English, but rather than an anatomical body, it refers to a body of … Continue reading

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Figuring out the frequency of two word verbs

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

The December 2011 TESOL Quarterly contains a wonderful study by Dilin Liu analyzing the frequency of phrasal verbs across several corpora. This is a really useful article for teachers and materials writers, with lots of great information in it and … Continue reading

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