The CPDB: a learning and teaching corpus-based methodological tool

Natàlia Judith Laso Martín, Elisabet Comelles Pujadas, Isabel Verdaguer Clavera, Montserrat Forcadell Guinjoan, María Luz Celaya Villanueva


The Grup de Recerca en Lexicologia i Lingüística de Corpus group (GReLiC) at the UB has recently developed a data base of English clause patterns: the Clause Pattern Database (CPDB). Among the attested pedagogical benefits of the CPDB (Comelles et al. 2012), it is worth noting that a) it provides users with authentic language, b) it triggers class discussions on the analysis of language behaviour and thus provides a framework for critical reflection and collaborative learning, and c) it promotes the use of new technologies in the linguistics classroom.

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ISSN: 2385-6203

Edita: CIDUI Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació

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