Collocation in beginner learner writing : A longitudinal study

@inproceedings{SiyanovaChanturia2015CollocationIB,
  title={Collocation in beginner learner writing : A longitudinal study},
  author={Anna Siyanova-Chanturia},
  year={2015}
}
The fact that second-language (L2) learners have problems with collocation is widely attested. However, few studies have investigated the development of L2 collocational knowledge longitudinally. Fewer still have employed more than a handful of participants. In addition, almost all studies to date have looked at advanced learners of English. Other L2 proficiencies and backgrounds have, by and large, been disregarded. The lacuna left by this paucity motivated the present study. Thirty-six… CONTINUE READING
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