New PDF release: Successful Spoken English: Findings from Learner Corpora

By Christian Jones,Shelley Byrne,Nicola Halenko

ISBN-10: 113868399X

ISBN-13: 9781138683990

Successful Spoken English demonstrates how spoken learner corpora can be utilized to outline and discover the elements of winning spoken English. Taking the technique that language newbies can communicate successfully when nonetheless utilizing a few non-standard types, this book:




  • Examines databases of transcribed speech from freshmen at each one varied CEFR point to examine what makes a winning speaker of English;

  • Discusses positive aspects of communicative competence, together with using linguistic strategies, organisation of extended stretches of speech, and sensitivity to context;

  • Demonstrates quantitative and qualitative information research utilizing corpus instruments, components equivalent to notice frequency;

  • Helps to think again the pursuits of language inexperienced persons and lecturers, and gives thoughts for instructing perform and for additional research.


Successful Spoken English is key analyzing for postgraduate scholars of TESOL and utilized Linguistics, in addition to for pre- and in-service English language teachers.

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