Corpus tasks at discourse level

 

 

Task 4

·             The following is a 5-gram (word cluster) keyword list derived from a comparison between the learners corpus and experts corpus. Examine the lists and identify the function of each of the items and decide in which section of a research project/report these word clusters are most likely to occur.

 

 

No

N-Gram (Word Cluster)

Token

Function

1

THE MEANING OF THE WORD           
 

28  

 

2

THE TEACHING OF SOUND ARTICULATION

27

 

3

AFTER THE TEACHING OF SOUND
 

18

 

4

IT WAS FOUND THAT THE
 

17

 

5

IN HONG KONG PRIMARY SCHOOLS       

14

 

6

IN THE SEVEN ESL LESSONS   
 

13

 

7

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CURRICULUM GUIDE 2004  

13

 

8

ATTITUDES TOWARDS INDIRECT ERROR FEEDBACK

11

 

9      

PRIMARY SCHOOLS ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING      

11

 

10

PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN              

11

 

11

THE MEANING OF THE WORDS 
 

11

 

12

THE USE OF WORD CLASS   
 

10

 

13

HONG KONG PRIMARY SCHOOLS ENGLISH

10

 

14      

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCIDENTAL LEARNING OF      

10

 

15      

PRIMARY ENGLISH LANGUAGE CURRICULUM GUIDE

10

 

16      

FOR INCIDENTAL LEARNING OF VOCABULARY     

10

 

17      

UNDERSTANDING OF DIRECT ERROR FEEDBACK      

10

 

18      

KONG PRIMARY SCHOOLS ENGLISH LANGUAGE  

10

 

19

OF TEXTBOOKS IN HONG KONG  
 ;

10

 

20

THE ROLE OF TEXTBOOKS IN
 

10

 

21

AGREED WITH THIS STATEMENT WHILE   

10

 

22

WITH THE HELP OF THE     
 

9

 

23

TEST 1 AND TEST 2     
 

9

 

24

THE PART OF SPEECH OF  
 

9

 

25

KNOWLEDGE OF THE STORY LINE  
 

9

 

26

STUDENTS WHO MADE CORRECT RESPONSES   

9

 

27

TO GUESS THE MEANING OF  
 

9

 

28

A DEEP LEVEL OF PROCESSING
 

9

 

29

OF STUDENTS WHO MADE CORRECT       

9

 

30

IN ORDER TO FIND OUT     
 

9

 

31

THE SEVEN ESL LESSONS ANALYZED
 

9

 

32

ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE       

8

 

33

ON THE OTHER HAND THE    
 

8

 

34

EXPLICIT LEARNING AND INCIDENTAL LEARNING    

8

 

35

HELP THEM TO SPEAK ENGLISH   
 

8

 

36

ROLE OF MORPHOLOGICAL AWARENESS IN

8

 

37

OF THE USE OF WORD   
 

8

 

38

EFFECTS OF BIG BOOK STORYTELLING   

8

 

39

EYLES TIM S TOOTH P  
 

8

 

40

ROLE OF TEXTBOOKS IN HONG   
 

8