Saturday September 28, 2013

9:00–10:00 Keynote: Bård Uri Jensen: “A chi-square test showed that…” – or did it really? Some remarks on the use of statistical tests in corpus-based research (Borgasalen)

10:00–10:15 Coffee

10:15–11:15 Poster/Demo session (Borgasalen)

  • Tomoko Kaneko: Use of ‘of’ by Japanese English learners
  • Seok-Chae Rhee and Chae Kwan Jung: Yonsei English Learner Corpus (YELC) compilation, analysis, and findings
  • Richard Nickalls: Inter-rater reliability testing of article error tags in a small learner corpus: an argument for framework simplicity
  • Tim Marchand and Sumie Akutsu: Assigning proficiency levels to computer-mediated communication – preliminary results from a learner corpus of Japanese university students’ online writing
  • Alisa Shmeleva: Two new sub-corpora of Estonian Interlanguage Corpus (EIC)
  • Gerold Schneider and Gintare Grigonyte: Using an automatic parser as a language learner model
  • Silje Ragnhildstveit: A corpus-based investigation of gender agreement and L1 transfer in Norwegian as a second language
  • Iztok Kosem, Vojtech Kovar, Vit Baisa and Adam Kilgarriff: User-friendly interface of error/correction-annotated corpus for both teachers and researchers
  • Mick O’Donnell: Demonstration of UAM CorpusTool 3.0 for learner corpus annotation and exploration
  • Jeroen Geertzen, Dora Alexopoulou and Anna Korhonen: The EF-Cambridge Open Language Database (EFCamDat)

11:15–12:45 Parallel sessions

A: Svinningen
chair: Gerold Schneider
B: Møsnuken
chair: Magali Paquot
C: Høgholmen
chair: Angela Hasselgreen
D: Waalersalen
chair: Fanny Meunier
Steve Pepper: Using data mining to discover evidence of cross-linguistic influence in learner corpora Ekaterina Zaytseva: Essays on the one hand and research papers on the other hand: Variation in the use of “on the one hand”/ “on the other hand” in learner writing Ingrid Simonnæs and Sunniva Whittaker: Learner corpora as a pedagogical resource in specialized translator training Nicolas Ballier and Issa Kanté: The use of ‘that’ in noun complement clauses and relative clauses in learner corpora
Ann-Kristin Helland Gujord: L2 acquisition of temporality: Universal or specific? Findings from a corpus-based study of the grammatical encoding of past time in L2 Norwegian Javier Perez-Guerra and Ana Elina Martínez-Insua: A corpus-based study on the distribution of complements and adjuncts in learner language: will we reveal <major findings> <in this study> or will we reveal <in this study> <minor findings>? Andrea Abel, Lionel Nicolas, Jirka Hana, Barbora Štindlová, Katrin Wisniewski, Detmar Meurers and Serhiy Bykh: A Trilingual Learner Corpus illustrating European Reference Levels Susan Nacey and Anne-Line Graedler: What can oral learner corpora reveal about preposition use?
Signe Oksefjell Ebeling and Hilde Hasselgård: Learners’ and native speakers’ use of recurrent word-combinations across disciplines Adriane Orenha-Ottaian: An English collocations E-workbook designed to Brazilian Portuguese speakers Torodd Kinn and Kari Tenfjord: Missing prepositions — a report from an explorative corpus-based study

12:45–13:45 Lunch

13:45–15:15 Parallel sessions

A: Svinningen
chair: Nicolas Bailler
B: Møsnuken
chair: Sunniva Whittaker
C: Høgholmen
chair: Karen-Margrethe Dregelid
D: Waalersalen
chair: Jarmo Harri Jantunen
Agnieszka Leńko-Szymańska: The role of conventionalized language in the acquisition and use of articles by EFL learners – a crosslinguistic perspective Emilia Castaño, Isabel Verdaguer, Aaron Ventura and Natalia Judith Laso: Economy is a living organism: metaphorical expressions in a learner corpus of English Mariko Abe, Yuichiro Kobayashi and Masumi Narita: Linguistic features discriminating between native English speakers and East Asian learner groups with different proficiency levels Leonardo Campillos Llanos: Oral expression in Spanish by low-intermediate learners: a computer-aided error analysis
Thomas Gaillat: Comparing French/Spanish L1 transfers in two English learner corpora: the case of indexicals ‘it’, ‘this’ and ‘that’ Aivars Glaznieks, Andrea Abel and Verena Blaschit: Evaluating the use of idioms in an L1 learner corpus Verena Möller: How Do Educational Settings at the Secondary Level Impact on Learners’ Use of the English Passive? – Evidence from the Secondary-Level Corpus of Learner English (SCooLE) Orsolya Vincze and Margarita Alonso-Ramos: Autonomous collocation error correction with a data-driven approach
Esther Ferrandis: Expletive subjects in L2 English: a corpus based transfer study Carmen Dayrell and Arnaldo Candido Jr.: Textual patterns and rhetorical moves in English scientific abstracts: comparing student and published writing Sylvia Jaworska, Angeliki Salamoura and Fiona Barker: The development of formulaic repertoires in L2 English at three CEFR levels: a corpus-driven and cross-linguistic comparison Ilmari Ivaska: Tracing Transfer in Structural Multiword sequences: What Has Keystructure Analysis to Offer?

15:15–15:30 Coffee

15:30–16:30 Poster/Demo session (Borgasalen)

  • Marta Olga Janik: Transfer in adjective inflection in the interlanguages of English, German and Polish learners of L2 Norwegian – a corpus based research.
  • Kerrill Costello: A Corpus-based Analysis of the Language Competence of Learners of Spanish in Irish Secondary Education
  • Rina de Vries and Pieter de Haan: CEFR B2 to C2: charting a long and winding road
  • Annekatrin Kaivapalu: Cross-linguistic influence and second language acquisition: corpus-based research
  • Liisa-Maria Lehto, Sisko Brunni and Jarmo Harri Jantunen: How to Annotate Morphologically Rich Language? Problems and Solutions
  • Mare Kitsnik: Lexicogrammatical profile of Estonian as a second language on the B1 level: Some results of the corpus-driven study
  • Susana Murcia-Bielsa and Penny Macdonald: How can an error-annotated corpus tell us what to teach, and when?
  • Maria Kunevich, Toby Hudson, Dora Alexopoulou and Brechtje Post: Investigating acquisition of prosodic focus marking and native perception of learners’ English intonation
  • Marilei Sabino: The use of learner corpus as a pedagogical resource for the teaching and learning of Italian collocations
  • Kari Tenfjord, Paul Meurer and Silje Ragnhildstveit: Norsk andrespråkskorpus – A corpus of Norwegian as a second language
  • Carmen Dayrell, Arnaldo Candido Jr., Ethel Schuster and Sandra Aluísio: MAZEA: Multi-label Argumentative Zoning for English Abstracts

16.30–17:30 Keynote: John Osborne: Comparisons are odorous: native-speaker data in learner corpus research (Borgasalen)

19:30 Dinner