An Empirical Study on Corpus-driven English Vocabulary Learning in China

Jiao Binkai

Abstract


This paper focuses on the autonomous English vocabulary learning in corpus-based contexts. Language teaching practice is becoming more learner-centered in the field of language teaching, learner autonomy has been an ongoing concern of foreign language educators in china. As an assistant tool in language learning, corpus makes an easy and quick analysis of the greatest amounts of linguistic data possible, and the learners are provided with a new approach to learn a language independently. The empirical study explored the aspects in which corpus can be applied in English vocabulary learning were investigated and illustrated. At the end of the research, a questionnaire was designed and answered to test the effectiveness of the learning model.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v5n4p131

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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