LOCNESS is a corpus of native English essays made up of:

  • British pupils' A level essays: 60,209 words
  • British university students essays:  95,695 words
  • American university students' essays:  168,400 words

Total number of words: 324,304 words

The LOCNESS corpus is available here.

Please cite the corpus as follows:

Granger, S. (1998). The computer learner corpus: A versatile new source of data for SLA research. In Granger, S. (ed.) Learner English on Computer. Addison Wesley Longman : London & New York, 3-18.