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Research News from the School of Humanities Professors: December 2016

Professor Hilary Nesi presented at the International Workshop on Corpus Linguistics and L2 Teaching, held at Università degli Studi RomaTre in Rome, October 20-21 2016. This was designed primarily for teachers and researchers interested in the teaching of English and Chinese as foreign languages. Hilary presented alongside Professor Hongyin Tao from the University of California, Los Angeles, and Professors Adriano Ferraresi and Silvia Bernardini from the University of Bologna (in the photograph Read more [...]

Discovery-based Vocabulary Learning: Comparing English Learners from China and Finland

Simon Smith PhD, FHEA Senior Lecturer, Academic English simon.smith@coventry.ac.uk Discovery-based Vocabulary Learning: Comparing English Learners from China and Finland Abstract International students of Business or Finance, according to many subject tutors, often have a good command of general English vocabulary, but are often stumped by the specialist terminology of their field. The traditional approach to teaching this terminology has been through the use of wordlists, such as the Read more [...]