A corpus-based study of academic-collocation use and patterns in postgraduate Computer Science students' writing


Collocation has been considered a problematic area for L2 learners. Various studies have been conducted to investigate native speakers‘ (NS) and non-native speakers‘ (NNS) use of different types of collocations (e.g., Durrant and Schmitt, 2009; Laufer and Waldman, 2011).These studies have indicated that, unlike NS, NNS rely on a limited set of collocations… (More)


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