Using Corpora in the Language Classroom: A Lecture by Randi Reppen

6:00 p.m.

Many teachers are eager to use corpora in their classrooms but lack the training and resources to accomplish this task. In this interactive workshop, the presenter will help to demystify corpus linguistics with clear explanations, examples and hands-on activities.Participants will gain the knowledge and skills for creating classroom materials and activities, including how to create corpora to address specific class needs.

Speaker: Randi Reppen is professor of Applied Linguistics at Northern Arizona University where she teaches in the MATESOL and Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics programs.  Corpus linguistics is her main area of research.  Randi is particularly interested in how to use information from corpus research to inform language teaching and material development.  She has authored many books on the corpus linguistics, most recently Using Corpora in the Language Classroom

Co-sponsored by  English Language Studies Department NSPE, and Cambridge University Press.


Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Free; seating is limited; reservations required by emailing


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Phone: (212) 229-5372

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