Learning and teaching through context: a data-driven approach

Ramesh Krishnamurthy

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Abstract

A word may have many potential meanings, but its actual meaning in any authentic written or spoken text is determined by its context: its collocations, structural patterns, and pragmatic functions. Large language corpora offer access to words in a wide range of natural contexts, which can improve and enrich both language learning and teaching.
Original languageEnglish
Pages9-10
Number of pages2
Volume24
No.Autumn/Winter
Specialist publicationTESOL Spain Newsletter
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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pragmatics

Bibliographical note

TESOL Spain 24th National Convention, "A Quest for Teacher Development", 30 March - 1 April 2001, Seville (ES).

Keywords

  • word
  • meanings
  • context
  • collocations
  • structural patterns
  • pragmatic functions
  • language corpora
  • natural contexts
  • language learning
  • teaching

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Krishnamurthy, Ramesh. / Learning and teaching through context: a data-driven approach. In: TESOL Spain Newsletter. 2001 ; Vol. 24, No. Autumn/Winter. pp. 9-10.
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In: TESOL Spain Newsletter, Vol. 24, No. Autumn/Winter, 2001, p. 9-10.

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