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Thursday, November 14 • 13:30 - 14:00
Developing a learner corpus for materials creation and evaluation in an advanced ESL writing course

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A learner corpus of ESL essays was analyzed for frequency and errors of transition words in four genres in order to create classroom materials targeting underused and misused transitions. After using these materials, students more frequently produced the targeted transitions but with some errors, raising issues for further materials development.

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Amanda Hilliard

ESL Instructor, Arizona State University
Amanda Hilliard is an ESL instructor at ASU and hold both an MA in TEFL/TESL and a PhD in Applied Linguistics from University of Birmingham, England. She has also taught overseas in South Korea, Vietnam, and Ecuador.


Thursday November 14, 2019 13:30 - 14:00
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