Applications of corpus-based research on language pedagogy: Teaching personal opinion adverbials

Fryni Kakoyianni Doa, Eleni Tziafa


In this paper, we discuss the potential of a corpus-based approach in teaching. Moreover, we give an overview of the searchable online French-Greek parallel corpus (SOURCe), which aims to serve the needs of students of French as a foreign language and also to facilitate future linguistic research. This project is led by Fryni Kakoyianni-Doa and is fully funded by the University of Cyprus. The goal of the project is to provide online content on general education subjects to students and training in a cost-effective manner, as an Open Educational Resource. We demonstrate how these two corpora can be used for theoretical and pedagogical purposes by focusing on personal opinion adverbials.


Source corpus, corpus-based research, open educational resource, French language acquisition, personal opinion adverbials

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