Workshop "Corpora and Language Patterns"

PhD workshop: „Corpora and language patterns“


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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.


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