SATAKE Yoshiho
   Department   Aoyama Gakuin University  , College of Economics
   Position   Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2022/04
Type Academic Journal
Peer Review Peer reviewed
Title The effects of corpus use on learning L2 collocations
Contribution Type Single
Journal The JALT CALL Journal
Journal TypeJapan
Volume, Issue, Page 18(1),pp.34-53
Details This study aimed to investigate the effects of corpus use on learning L2 collocations, specifically how information extracted from corpus data assisted learners in retaining and producing collocations. Fifty-five intermediate English learners from a university in Tokyo looked up verb-noun collocations by consulting either the corpus or the dictionaries, noted related information, and wrote short essays on the topics related to the collocations. Pre- and post-tests were conducted to assess learning. It was found that corpus use promoted a greater collocation output than dictionary use because of the many example sentences and frequency of co-occurrence words. The corpus users focused on word combinations and looked up high-frequency collocations, while the dictionary users focused on meaning, then looked up and memorized the collocations.
URL for researchmap