The Primary Education Learners’ English Corpus (PELEC): Design and compilation

Keywords: PELEC Corpus, learner corpora, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), English as a Foreign Language (EFL), young learners, Primary Education

Abstract

This paper describes the process of design and compilation of the Primary Education Learners’ English Corpus (PELEC), a learner corpus which includes written (14,577 words) and spoken materials (47,032 words) from Primary Education learners in the Autonomous Community of Cantabria. It is composed of data from a total of 252 students in the fourth and sixth grade of Primary Education (aged 9–10 and 11–12, respectively) who were studying in five different state schools which followed either a Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) or an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) approach.

 

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Published
2020-05-10
How to Cite
Blanco Suárez, Z., Gallardo-del-Puerto, F., & Gandón-Chapela, E. (2020). The Primary Education Learners’ English Corpus (PELEC): Design and compilation. Research in Corpus Linguistics, 8(1), 147-163. https://doi.org/10.32714/ricl.08.01.09