Teaching academic writing through disciplinary corpora: a review of Learning the Language of Dentistry by Peter Crosthwaite and Lisa Cheung

Kateřina Pořízková


Corpus linguistics offers IT-enhanced methodological approaches for LSP tutors in order to provide their students with relevant grammar, key discipline vocabulary and specific rhetorical patterns in a constructivist and contextualised environment. Learning the Language of Dentistry by Peter Crosthwaite and Lisa Cheung is the first systematic contribution to corpus-based analysis of the language of dentistry for the purposes of disciplinary writing.

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corpus linguistics; data-driven learning; corpus-based learning; corpus-driven learning; language of dentistry

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