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Vocabulary Increase and Collocation Learning : A Corpus-Based Cross-sectional Study of Chinese Learners of English.

By: Men, Haiyan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Singapore : Springer Singapore, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (204 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789811058226.Subject(s): English language--Study and teaching--Chinese speakersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vocabulary Increase and Collocation Learning : A Corpus-Based Cross-sectional Study of Chinese Learners of EnglishDDC classification: 370 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Corpora -- Dictionaries -- Other Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 General Background -- 1.2 Aims of the Study -- 1.3 The Shape of the Study -- References -- 2 The Notion of Collocation -- 2.1 The Importance of Collocation -- 2.1.1 The Pervasiveness of Phraseological Tendency -- 2.1.2 The Importance of Collocation for L2 Learners -- 2.1.2.1 Phraseological Knowledge Is Important for Native-like Production -- 2.1.2.2 Phraseological Knowledge Is Beneficial for Efficient Comprehension -- 2.1.3 Summary -- 2.2 The Notion of Collocation -- 2.2.1 Collocation Previously Approached -- 2.2.1.1 The Psychological Approach -- 2.2.1.2 The Firthian Approach -- Text-Oriented Studies on Collocation -- Frequency-Based Studies on Collocation -- 2.2.1.3 The Phraseological Approach -- Semantic Transparency/Opacity -- Specialised Senses of One Element -- Commutability/Substitutability -- 2.2.2 Collocation Defined in This Study -- 2.2.3 Collocations Classified in This Study -- 2.2.4 Summary -- References -- 3 Collocation Studies in Second-Language Learner English -- 3.1 Methodologies Adopted in L2 Collocation Studies -- 3.1.1 Elicitation Data-Based Collocation Studies -- 3.1.2 Spontaneous Data-Based Collocation Studies -- 3.2 Previous Findings from L2 Collocation Research -- 3.2.1 Forms of Collocation Deficiency: Overuse, Underuse and Misuse -- 3.2.1.1 Overuse and Underuse -- 3.2.1.2 Collocation Misuse -- 3.2.2 The Role of Learners' L1 -- 3.2.2.1 L1 Influence in Terms of L1-Induced Inappropriate Collocation Uses -- 3.2.2.2 The Role of L1 in Terms of L1 and L2 Collocation (Non)Congruence -- 3.2.3 Collocation Lag -- 3.3 Summary -- References -- 4 Research Design -- 4.1 Research Purpose and Questions -- 4.2 The Selection of Verb + Noun, Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations.
4.3 The Learner Corpus-CLEC -- 4.4 Collocation Dictionaries for Reference -- 4.5 The Reference Corpus-BNC -- 4.6 Software for Retrieval and Analysis -- 4.7 Procedure -- 4.7.1 Tagging and Reliability Check -- 4.7.1.1 POS Tagging -- 4.7.1.2 Reliability Check -- 4.7.2 Investigation of Verb + Noun Collocations -- 4.7.2.1 Extracting Well-Formed and Erroneous Collocations -- 4.7.2.2 Creating Databases for All the Collocations Produced by the Three Levels of Learners -- 4.7.2.3 Classifying the Lexical Verbs in VN Collocations into Synonym Sets -- 4.7.3 Investigation of Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations -- 4.8 Summary -- References -- 5 Chinese Learners' Production of Verb + Noun Collocations -- 5.1 Overall Analyses (1): General Patterns of VN Collocations Produced by L2 Learners -- 5.1.1 Overall Tokens of Collocations -- 5.1.2 Overall Types of Collocations and Collocation Frequency Distribution -- 5.1.3 Collocation Misuses -- 5.1.4 Synopsis of Overall Analyses (1) -- 5.2 Overall Analyses (2): Between-Group Comparisons of Delexical and Lexical VN Collocations -- 5.2.1 Between-Group Comparisons of Well-Formed DeLexVN and LexVN Collocations -- 5.2.2 Between-Group Comparisons of Erroneous DeLexVN and LexVN Collocations -- 5.2.3 Synopsis of Overall Analyses (2) -- 5.3 Overall Analyses (3): Verb Growth and Collocation Errors -- 5.4 Synopsis of the Overall Analyses of Verb + Noun Collocations -- References -- 6 Verb Increase and the Production of Verb + Noun Collocations -- 6.1 Detailed Analyses-Verb Increase and Collocation Uses -- 6.1.1 Analysis of VN Collocations Within Synsets Identified at the ST2 and ST6 Levels -- 6.1.2 Analysis of VN Collocations Within Synsets Identified at the ST2, ST5 and ST6 Levels -- 6.2 Synopsis of Detailed Analyses of Verb Increase and Collocation Uses -- 6.3 An Alternative Explanation: New Nouns and Collocation Uses.
6.3.1 New Nouns in the ST6 VN Collocations (New as Compared with the ST2 Level) -- 6.3.1.1 New Nouns in the Erroneous VN Collocations Where the Target Verb Was Absent in Lower Levels of Learners (11 VN Collocations) -- 6.3.1.2 New Nouns in the Erroneous VN Collocations Where the Target Verb Was Present in Lower Levels of Learners but the Erroneous Verbs Was Absent (5 VN Collocations) -- 6.3.1.3 New Nouns in the Erroneous VN Collocations Where Both the Erroneous and Target Verbs Were Present in Lower Levels of Learners (11 VN Collocations) -- 6.3.2 New Nouns in the ST6 VN Collocations (New as Compared with the ST5 Level) and New Nouns in the ST5 VN Collocations (New as Compared with the ST2 Level) -- References -- 7 Chinese Learners' Performance on English Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations -- 7.1 Analyses of Adjective + Noun Collocations -- 7.2 Analyses of Noun + Noun Collocations -- 7.3 Synopsis of the Analyses of Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations -- References -- 8 Comparison and Interpretation of Learners' Performance on the Three Types of Collocations -- 8.1 Collocation Errors in the Three Types of Collocations -- 8.2 Vocabulary Growth and Collocation Errors -- 8.3 Synsets and Collocation Production -- 8.4 Synopsis of the Findings in This Chapter -- References -- 9 The Role of L1 in Collocation Learning -- 9.1 The Notion of Congruence -- 9.2 Within-group Comparison of Well-formed and Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations -- 9.3 Between-group Comparison of Well-formed and Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations -- 9.4 Within-group Comparison of Positive and Negative L1 Influence with VN and aN Collocations -- 9.5 Synopsis of Findings in This Chapter -- References -- 10 Summary and Conclusions -- 10.1 Summary -- 10.2 Implications -- 10.2.1 Theoretical Implications.
10.2.1.1 Implications for Lexical Organisation in the L2 Mental Lexicon -- 10.2.1.2 Implications for Cross-linguistic Influence in L2 Collocation Learning -- 10.2.2 Pedagogical Implications -- 10.2.2.1 Acquisition of Verb Semantics -- 10.2.2.2 Consciousness-Raising -- 10.3 Limitations and Ways Forward -- References -- Appendix A: Erroneous VN Collocations Produced by the Three Levels of Learners (Types) -- Appendix B: Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocations in the 16 Synsets (ST2) -- Appendix C: Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocations in the 16 Synsets (ST6) -- Appendix D: Frequencies of Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocation Types in the 16 Synsets (ST2 and ST6) -- Appendix E: Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocations in the 16 Synsets (ST5) -- Appendix F: Frequencies of Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocation Types in the 16 Synsets (ST2, ST5 and ST6) -- Appendix G: Adjective Categories in the ST2 and ST6 AN Collocation Databases -- Appendix H: Well-Formed and Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent Collocations in the ST6 (Types) -- Appendix I: Well-Formed Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations in the ST2 and ST6 (Types) -- Appendix J: Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations in the ST2 and ST6 (Types) -- Appendix K: Positive and Negative Transfer Between VN and AN Collocations in the ST2 (Types) -- Appendix L: Positive and Negative Transfer Between VN and AN Collocations in the ST6 (Types) -- References -- Index.
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Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Corpora -- Dictionaries -- Other Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 General Background -- 1.2 Aims of the Study -- 1.3 The Shape of the Study -- References -- 2 The Notion of Collocation -- 2.1 The Importance of Collocation -- 2.1.1 The Pervasiveness of Phraseological Tendency -- 2.1.2 The Importance of Collocation for L2 Learners -- 2.1.2.1 Phraseological Knowledge Is Important for Native-like Production -- 2.1.2.2 Phraseological Knowledge Is Beneficial for Efficient Comprehension -- 2.1.3 Summary -- 2.2 The Notion of Collocation -- 2.2.1 Collocation Previously Approached -- 2.2.1.1 The Psychological Approach -- 2.2.1.2 The Firthian Approach -- Text-Oriented Studies on Collocation -- Frequency-Based Studies on Collocation -- 2.2.1.3 The Phraseological Approach -- Semantic Transparency/Opacity -- Specialised Senses of One Element -- Commutability/Substitutability -- 2.2.2 Collocation Defined in This Study -- 2.2.3 Collocations Classified in This Study -- 2.2.4 Summary -- References -- 3 Collocation Studies in Second-Language Learner English -- 3.1 Methodologies Adopted in L2 Collocation Studies -- 3.1.1 Elicitation Data-Based Collocation Studies -- 3.1.2 Spontaneous Data-Based Collocation Studies -- 3.2 Previous Findings from L2 Collocation Research -- 3.2.1 Forms of Collocation Deficiency: Overuse, Underuse and Misuse -- 3.2.1.1 Overuse and Underuse -- 3.2.1.2 Collocation Misuse -- 3.2.2 The Role of Learners' L1 -- 3.2.2.1 L1 Influence in Terms of L1-Induced Inappropriate Collocation Uses -- 3.2.2.2 The Role of L1 in Terms of L1 and L2 Collocation (Non)Congruence -- 3.2.3 Collocation Lag -- 3.3 Summary -- References -- 4 Research Design -- 4.1 Research Purpose and Questions -- 4.2 The Selection of Verb + Noun, Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations.

4.3 The Learner Corpus-CLEC -- 4.4 Collocation Dictionaries for Reference -- 4.5 The Reference Corpus-BNC -- 4.6 Software for Retrieval and Analysis -- 4.7 Procedure -- 4.7.1 Tagging and Reliability Check -- 4.7.1.1 POS Tagging -- 4.7.1.2 Reliability Check -- 4.7.2 Investigation of Verb + Noun Collocations -- 4.7.2.1 Extracting Well-Formed and Erroneous Collocations -- 4.7.2.2 Creating Databases for All the Collocations Produced by the Three Levels of Learners -- 4.7.2.3 Classifying the Lexical Verbs in VN Collocations into Synonym Sets -- 4.7.3 Investigation of Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations -- 4.8 Summary -- References -- 5 Chinese Learners' Production of Verb + Noun Collocations -- 5.1 Overall Analyses (1): General Patterns of VN Collocations Produced by L2 Learners -- 5.1.1 Overall Tokens of Collocations -- 5.1.2 Overall Types of Collocations and Collocation Frequency Distribution -- 5.1.3 Collocation Misuses -- 5.1.4 Synopsis of Overall Analyses (1) -- 5.2 Overall Analyses (2): Between-Group Comparisons of Delexical and Lexical VN Collocations -- 5.2.1 Between-Group Comparisons of Well-Formed DeLexVN and LexVN Collocations -- 5.2.2 Between-Group Comparisons of Erroneous DeLexVN and LexVN Collocations -- 5.2.3 Synopsis of Overall Analyses (2) -- 5.3 Overall Analyses (3): Verb Growth and Collocation Errors -- 5.4 Synopsis of the Overall Analyses of Verb + Noun Collocations -- References -- 6 Verb Increase and the Production of Verb + Noun Collocations -- 6.1 Detailed Analyses-Verb Increase and Collocation Uses -- 6.1.1 Analysis of VN Collocations Within Synsets Identified at the ST2 and ST6 Levels -- 6.1.2 Analysis of VN Collocations Within Synsets Identified at the ST2, ST5 and ST6 Levels -- 6.2 Synopsis of Detailed Analyses of Verb Increase and Collocation Uses -- 6.3 An Alternative Explanation: New Nouns and Collocation Uses.

6.3.1 New Nouns in the ST6 VN Collocations (New as Compared with the ST2 Level) -- 6.3.1.1 New Nouns in the Erroneous VN Collocations Where the Target Verb Was Absent in Lower Levels of Learners (11 VN Collocations) -- 6.3.1.2 New Nouns in the Erroneous VN Collocations Where the Target Verb Was Present in Lower Levels of Learners but the Erroneous Verbs Was Absent (5 VN Collocations) -- 6.3.1.3 New Nouns in the Erroneous VN Collocations Where Both the Erroneous and Target Verbs Were Present in Lower Levels of Learners (11 VN Collocations) -- 6.3.2 New Nouns in the ST6 VN Collocations (New as Compared with the ST5 Level) and New Nouns in the ST5 VN Collocations (New as Compared with the ST2 Level) -- References -- 7 Chinese Learners' Performance on English Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations -- 7.1 Analyses of Adjective + Noun Collocations -- 7.2 Analyses of Noun + Noun Collocations -- 7.3 Synopsis of the Analyses of Adjective + Noun and Noun + Noun Collocations -- References -- 8 Comparison and Interpretation of Learners' Performance on the Three Types of Collocations -- 8.1 Collocation Errors in the Three Types of Collocations -- 8.2 Vocabulary Growth and Collocation Errors -- 8.3 Synsets and Collocation Production -- 8.4 Synopsis of the Findings in This Chapter -- References -- 9 The Role of L1 in Collocation Learning -- 9.1 The Notion of Congruence -- 9.2 Within-group Comparison of Well-formed and Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations -- 9.3 Between-group Comparison of Well-formed and Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations -- 9.4 Within-group Comparison of Positive and Negative L1 Influence with VN and aN Collocations -- 9.5 Synopsis of Findings in This Chapter -- References -- 10 Summary and Conclusions -- 10.1 Summary -- 10.2 Implications -- 10.2.1 Theoretical Implications.

10.2.1.1 Implications for Lexical Organisation in the L2 Mental Lexicon -- 10.2.1.2 Implications for Cross-linguistic Influence in L2 Collocation Learning -- 10.2.2 Pedagogical Implications -- 10.2.2.1 Acquisition of Verb Semantics -- 10.2.2.2 Consciousness-Raising -- 10.3 Limitations and Ways Forward -- References -- Appendix A: Erroneous VN Collocations Produced by the Three Levels of Learners (Types) -- Appendix B: Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocations in the 16 Synsets (ST2) -- Appendix C: Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocations in the 16 Synsets (ST6) -- Appendix D: Frequencies of Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocation Types in the 16 Synsets (ST2 and ST6) -- Appendix E: Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocations in the 16 Synsets (ST5) -- Appendix F: Frequencies of Well-Formed and Erroneous VN Collocation Types in the 16 Synsets (ST2, ST5 and ST6) -- Appendix G: Adjective Categories in the ST2 and ST6 AN Collocation Databases -- Appendix H: Well-Formed and Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent Collocations in the ST6 (Types) -- Appendix I: Well-Formed Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations in the ST2 and ST6 (Types) -- Appendix J: Erroneous Congruent and Non-congruent VN Collocations in the ST2 and ST6 (Types) -- Appendix K: Positive and Negative Transfer Between VN and AN Collocations in the ST2 (Types) -- Appendix L: Positive and Negative Transfer Between VN and AN Collocations in the ST6 (Types) -- References -- Index.

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