Corpus tasks at discourse level

 

 

Task 6

·             Make a comparison of the 3-Gram NPs between the learners and experts. Observe the range of the functions these phrases play in academic writing.

 

Learner NP list

 

Expert NP List

 

Cluster

No

Cluster

No

VOCABULARY LEARNING STRATEGIES

59

VERSION OF THE

20

USE OF THE

22

THE USE OF

52

UNDERSTANDING OF THE

34

THE TIME OF

23

THE USE OF

103

THE ROLE OF

50

THE TYPES OF

21

THE RESULTS OF

29

THE TEACHING OF

36

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN

37

THE ROLE OF

34

THE PURPOSE OF

20

THE RESULTS OF

31

THE PHONOLOGICAL LOOP

31

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN

29

THE NATURE OF

22

THE PURPOSE OF

22

THE LEVEL OF

23

THE PROCESS OF

37

THE IMPORTANCE OF

37

THE MEANING OF

143

THE FORM OF

26

THE IMPORTANCE OF

31

THE FACT THAT

48

THE HELP OF

21

THE EXTENT TO

35

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF

36

THE END OF

27

THE CONTENT OF

20

THE EFFECTS OF

46

TEACHING OF SOUND

29

THE EFFECT OF

23

TEACHING AND LEARNING

61

THE DEVELOPMENT OF

23

STUDENTS ATTITUDES TOWARDS

20

THE CONTEXT OF

27

READING ALOUD IN

24

THE BASIS OF

25

MODIFICATIONS OF QUESTIONS

27

THE ACQUISITION OF

20

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

21

THE ABILITY TO

29

MEANING OF THE

83

TERMS OF THE

20

KNOWLEDGE OF THE

40

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

20

INDIRECT ERROR FEEDBACK

65

PROPORTION OF CORRECT

23

IMPORTANT ROLE IN

20

NATURE OF THE

22

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

23

L2 VOCABULARY LEARNING

24

DIRECT ERROR FEEDBACK

66

EXTENT TO WHICH

35

CONTENT OF THE

22

END OF THE

20

BIG BOOK STORYTELLING

23

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE

25

ATTENTION TO THE

22

ATTENTION TO THE

20