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Workshop “Corpora and Language Patterns”

DateTuesday, 5th June 2012
LocationNadelberg 4, Deutsches Seminar, Universität Basel, Seminarraum 5 (Erdgeschoss)

veranstalter: USA), Ute Römer (U Atlanta
ansprechpartner: Annina Fischer, Vera Mundwiler
institution: HPSL
language: Englisch
location institution: Basel
date_raw: 05.-06.06.2012, 9h-12.30h, nachmittags individuelle Beratung
date_sort: 05.06.2012, 00:00:00

PhD workshop: „Corpora and
language patterns“


related to a


Public lecture at the 4th
international conference of the Forum
Academic Writing
in Basel: „Korpora und Sprachmuster im akademischen
Diskurs“ on 7 June 2012, 13:00-13:45.


The PhD workshop consists of
an introduction to corpora and phraseology with hands-on sessions in the
mornings and individual support in the afternoons.

Students attending the PhD
workshop (1 credit point) are expected to do some preparatory reading and to
attend both days. Please register by sending an e-mail to
until 20 May 2012.


Here you can find more detailed information.


Dr. Ute Römer

Assistant Professor

Department of Applied
Linguistics and ESL, Georgia State University, Atlanta (USA)




• Corpus Linguistics

• Phraseology

• Academic Discourse Analysis




Römer, Ute (2011). Observations on the phraseology of
academic writing: Local patterns – local meanings? In: Thomas Herbst, Susen
Faulhaber & Peter Uhrig (eds.), The Phraseological View of Language. A
Tribute to John Sinclair. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (p. 211-227).

Römer, Ute (2011). Corpus research applications in
second language teaching. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 31, 205-225.

Römer, Ute & Schulze, Rainer (eds.) (2008).
Patterns, Meaningful Units and Specialized Discourses. International Journal of
Corpus Linguistics 13(3), Special Issue. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Römer, Ute (2005). Progressives, Patterns, Pedagogy. A
Corpus-driven Approach to English Progressive Forms, Functions, Contexts and
Didactics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.