Conference Programme

Thursday, July 1st
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3



Official Opening


Keynote Talk: Ana Frankenberg-Garcia


Block 1A: Data Driven Learning

Chair: Alex Boulton

John Flowerdew: Corpora in language teaching: retrospect and prospect

Alex Boulton: Hands-on / hands-off: varying approaches in data-driven learning

Pascual Pérez-Paredes, Maria Sánchez-Tornel, Jose María Alcaraz: When the corpus is not enough: an analysis of learners extra BNC relationships.


Klara Osolsobe and Pavlina Valisova: Using DDL in Teaching Czech as a Foreign Language

Block 2A:  ESP 1

Chair: Ute Römer
Christopher Tribble:
Learning from learners: lessons and applications from the development of a corpus of higher education apprentice writing. 

Alexandra Volanschi, Francesca Palma and Natalie Kübler: A Corpus-based Study of English for Scientific Purposes: Helping French- Speakers in English for Biology

Alejandro Curado Fuentes: Corpus-informed strategies for specialised writing teaching: A Spanish case

Sanja Marinov: Training ESP students in corpus use

Petr Sudický:  A Three-Level ESP Analysis for Educational Purposes

Block 3A: Teaching

Chair: Bernhard Ketteman
Ane He:
A comparative corpus study of Chinese (L1) and English (L2) classrooms

Barbara Schiftner: Local learner corpora in tertiary language teaching and learning a report on the compilation and use of the Vienna Database of English Learner Texts

Kiyomi Chujo and Kathryn Oghigian: DDL for EFL Beginners: Recent Gains and Student Views on the Role of L1 and Paper-Based Concordancing

Yukio Tono: Corpus-based dynamic wordlists for English language learning and teaching:  critical appraisal of the English Profile Wordlists




Poster Session in Rooms in D21 and D22


Block 1B:  Teacher Training 

Chair: Bernhard Ketteman

Henry Tyne: Corpus work with ordinary teachers: questions of alignment 

Huaqing Hong : A Corpus-Based Study of Disciplinary Variations of Teacher-Student Interaction Patterns

Block 3B: Pragmatics

Chair: Patrick Hanks

Sara Gesuato: Dialogic speech acts: an approach to the development of conversational skills

Christoph Haase: Parameters of hedging in a corpus of academic texts and their processing constraints for German and Czech learners

Change from published programme: Pragmatics has moved to Room D22 and the "Special Corpora" to 11.00 Saturday 


Keynote Talk: Patrick Hanks


Buffet reception

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