The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Corpora



The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Corpora is a state-of-the-art collection of cutting-edge scholarship at the intersection of second language acquisition and learner corpus research. It draws on data-driven, statistical analysis to outline the background, methods, and outcomes of language learning, with a range of global experts providing detailed guidelines and findings.

The volume is organized into five sections:

  • Methodological and theoretical contributions to the study of learner language using corpora – setting the scene
  • Key aspects in corpus design, annotation, and analysis for SLA
  • Corpora in SLA theory and practice
  • SLA constructs and corpora
  • Future directions

This is a ground-breaking collection of essays offering incisive and essential reading for anyone with an interest in second language acquisition, learner corpus research, and applied linguistics.

Published on February 26, 2021