Defining Syntax for Learner Language Annotation

  title={Defining Syntax for Learner Language Annotation},
  author={Marwa Ragheb and Markus Dickinson},
We discuss making syntactic annotation for learner language more precise, by clarifying the properties which the layers of annotation refer to. Building from previous proposals which split linguistic annotation into multiple layers to capture non-canonical properties of learner language, we lay out the questions which must be asked for grammatical annotation and provide some answers. Our investigation points to the layer of distributional syntax being based on properties of the target language… CONTINUE READING
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