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Friday, September 21 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Plenary: An Intro to Corpus Linguistics for ESL Teachers

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Early in my teaching career, I remember a student asking me "What is the difference between PERSUADE and CONSIDER?  Are they the same?"  Because of advances in corpus linguistics, how I answered that question then and how I would answer it in 2018 are very different.  In today's talk, we'll look at what corpus linguistics is and how this can (and should) be a valuable resource for every teacher regardless of what subject your teach.


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Dr. Keith Folse

Professor, TESOL University of Central Florida, University of Michigan Press
Dr. Folse is currently professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. For almost 40 years, he has taught English in the US (Mississippi, Alabama, Oregon, and Florida) as well as internationally (Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Kuwait, and Japan). He is both a researcher and an author... Read More →



Friday September 21, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
Salons 6-10

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