Commentary on Four Studies for JALT Vocabulary SIG
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
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The four papers in this volume focused on mainly three areas: readability (Pinchbeck), wordlist evaluation (Ishikawa; Culligan), and data-driven learning (McGuire). The author would argue that whilst applied corpus linguistics and L2 vocabulary research are closely related to each other, there has not been much interaction between the two disciplines. The review of the four papers has also shown such lack of interaction between the two fields. By reviewing each study, some additional concepts and previous related studies in corpus linguistics will be presented in order to fill those gaps.
corpus linguistics/ wordlist/ data driven learning/ parallel corpus
Tono, Y. (2019). Commentary on four studies for JALT Vocabulary SIG Vocabulary Learning and Instruction, 8 (1), 39–52. https://doi.org/10.7820/vli.v08.1.Tono