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concordance

[kən′kȯrd·əns]
(genetics)
Similarity in appearance of members of a twin pair with respect to one or more specific traits.
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The basis of concordancing goes back to Data-Driven Learning (DDL).
In addition, those studies which are done in this area have focused mostly on the effect of concordancing materials on learning collocational patterns and almost no studies have been done to investigate their effects on acquisition of phrasal verbs.
Regarding the effectiveness of concordancing material on learners' writing, Sun (2007) found that concordancing tools serve as a useful language template that enables learners to search for particular word occurrences in a given context, to compare learners' own textual productions with concordance sentences and to identify areas of their deficiency.
Concordancing will be a rich application for the multi-language workstations.
The ability to do this kind of sophisticated concordancing is good news in any language.
Parallel concordancing is a tool which has been developed to respond to the desire (fuelled by linguists such as Sinclair) to study language in its natural contexts of use.
The main research interest in this paper is in the use of parallel concordancing in the teaching of languages, specifically in its use as a form of consciousness-raising, of making learners aware of the differences between the target language and their own language (Rutherford, 1987).
In this paper, some pedagogic applications of parallel concordancing are explored, making use of Barlow's insights and also the Data-driven Learning (DDL) approach (Johns, 1991, 1993, 1994), which will be discussed in the section "Parallel Concordancing for Lexical Learning.