ICNALE: The International Corpus Network of Asian Learners of English
A collection of controlled essays and speeches produced by learners of English in 10 countries and areas in Asia
Project Leader: Dr. Shin'ichiro Ishikawa, Kobe University, Japan (iskwshin@gmai.com)





Last updated 2018/4/15



International Learner Corpus Symposium, LCSAW

The ICNALE Team has organized international symposiums, Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World (LCSAW) since 2013. Also, we have published peer-reviewed proceedings, Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World (ISSN: 2187-6746).



Previous Conferences

LCSAW 2017
LCSAW 2014
LCSAW 2013





LCSAW2017

+ Date: August 4, 2017
+ Venue: Centennial Hall, Kobe University
+ Theme: Collection, Analysis, and Evaluation of L2 Learner Speeches: Interface between English Learner Corpus Studies and Japanese Learner Corpus Studies
+ Conference Language: Japanese
+ Invited Speakers: Kumiko Sakoda (Japan), Rie Koizumi (Japan), Hiroyuki Yamauchi (Japan), Masumi Narita (Japan), Chiaki Iwai (Japan)
+ Conference Program: Here
+ Publications: Ishikawa, S. (Ed.). (2018). Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World Vol.3. Papers from LCSAW2017. Kobe, Japan: Kobe University. (450 pages).

+ Presented Papers at LCSAW2017
Design of the ICNALE Spoken Dialogue : For Studies of L2 Oral Production in Dialogues
Shin'ichiro ISHIKAWA

Recent Studies on Speaking Assessment Using Paired and Group Oral Tasks
Rie KOIZUMI

How We Can Foster Japanese EFL Learners' Writing Proficiency
Masumi NARITA

Practice and Effects of an Intercollegiate Oral Presentation and Performance (OPP) Event : Implications to Develop Learners' English Speaking Ability
Chiaki IWAI

How to build and to use the learners'oral/ written data, in the case of I-JAS? : An investigation of language transfer in I-JAS data, focusing on expressions of request
Kumiko SAKODA

Dialog-type Task in Japanese OPI : Mechanisms to Extract Utterances
Hiroyuki YAMAUCHI

An Analysis of Phrasal Verbs Used by Japanese EFL Learners:Based on Spoken Learner Corpora and Authorized English Textbooks
Yasutake ISHII

A Longitudinal, Corpus-Based Analysis of Japanese EFL Learners' Development of English Verb Use
Kunihiko MIURA

What University Students Think about English Learning: The Influence of Learners' Proficiency, Sex,a nd Major Analysis of Corpus of English Essays on "My English Learning"Written by Engineering Students
Yuka ISHIKAWA, Tae ITO, Jun ASAI

An Analysis of Prepositional Phrases in Japanese Learners' Writing in English : Focusing on 3-word Clusters of "in", "on", "at
Jun NAKANISHI

An Analysis of Raters' Comments on Japanese Opinion Essay
Ikuko IJUIN, Kazuko KOMORI, Megumi OKUGIRI

The Usage of Japanese Subsidiary Verb -te simau -in the Utterances of L2 Learners : Compared with Japanese Native Speakers
Hui-Wen CHIEN

An investigation of the linguistic features of B1 level of the JF Standard for Japanese Language Education. : An analysis based on the writing data by Japanese language learners
Hiroaki HATANO

Acquisition ofl-adjectives by Chinese Learners of Japanese as a Second Language : An Attempt to Construct an Acquisition Model Based on the Longitudinal and the Cross-Sectional Data
Noriaki KINOSHITA

Use of Onomatopoeia by Chinese Learners of Japanese Seen in the International Corpus of Japanese as a Second Language : A Study Based on Comparisons with Korean and English Learners of Japanese as well as Japanese Native Speakers
Jingxin ZHANG

Use of Katakana Loan-words by Chinese Learners : An Analysis Based on the I-JAS
Qi DENG

The Study of the Collocation Errors Committed by Chinese Learners of Japanese and Their Causes : Perspectives on Image Schema
Wnxin LI

A New Japanese Teaching Material for Advanced Japanese Language Learners : Based on Questionnaires to Learners and Comment Survey Result
Shilin SUI

The Trials and Analysis of Data Collecting Under the Delayed Utterance Environment : The Use of the Function of Voice Message of WeChat
Xiao TAN

Method of Frequency Comparison According to the Level in Learner Corpus
Hideaki MORI


At LCSAW 2017





LCSAW2014

+ Date: May 31 to June 1, 2014
+ Venue: Centennial Hall, Kobe University
+ Theme: Development of L2 Speech Corpus
+ Conference Language: English
+ Invited Speakers: Dr. Tony McEnery (UK), Dr. Andrew Hardie (UK), Dr. Tomoko Kaneko (Japan)
+ Conference Program: Here
+ Publications: Ishikawa, S. (Ed.). (2014). Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World Vol.2. Papers from LCSAW2014. Kobe, Japan: Kobe University. (450 pages). 

+ Presented Papers at LCSAW2014
The Development of Corpus Linguistics in English and Chinese Contexts
Tony MCENERY, Richard XIAO

XML Encoding for Spoken Learner (and Other) Corpora ―A Modest Approach―
Andrew HARDIE

Design of the ICNALE-Spoken: A New Database for Multi-modal Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis
Shin’ichiro ISHIKAWA

Arabic Learner Corpus (ALC) v2 ―A New Written and Spoken Corpus of Arabic
Learners―
Abdullah ALFAIFI, Eric ATWELL, Hedaya IBRAHEEM

Designing and Compiling an EFL Spoken Corpus for Assessment and Pedagogical
Purposes
Kornwipa POONPON

Building and Analysis of Asian English Speech Corpus: Japanese Speakers’Phonemic Recognition of English Consonants
Mariko KONDO, Hajime TSUBAKI, Takayuki KONISHI, Yoshinori SAGISAKA

A Design of the Spontaneous Chinese Learner Speech Corpus
Chen-huei WU, Chilin SHIH

Ordering of Elements in Learner Corpora
Michael BARLOW

Uncovering Collocation Errors by Using Automatic Collocation Extraction and Comparison
Hao-jan CHEN

Automatically Identifying the Syntactic Criterial Features and Error Patterns in the LTTC Learner English Corpus
Zhao-Ming GAO

A Machine Learning Approach to the Effects of Writing Task Prompts
Yuichiro KOBAYASHI, Mariko ABE

Building a Paraphrase Dataset for Language Learners: Paraphrase Extraction with
Document Structure Model
Wangjie WANG

Chinese Adverb Processing in Japanese-to-Chinese Machine Translation
Ying ZHANG, Gaojie PENG

Relationship between Questions and Responses in LINDSEI Japanese Subcorpus
Interviews
Tomoko KANEKO

A Preliminary Investigation of /CC/ Clusters Acquisition by Japanese Learners ofFrench Using Oral Corpora ―Methodological Insights―
Sylvain DETEY, Mariko KONDO, Isabelle RACINE, Yuji KAWAGUCHI

Is VOICE a Good Role Model for English Users in Japan?
Toshihiko UEMURA

Analyzing Speech Pauses and Facial Movement Patterns in Multimodal Public Speaking Data of EFL Learners
Miharu FUYUNO, Yuko YAMASHITA, Yoshikiyo KAWASE, Yoshitaka NAKAJIMA

Gender Differences in the ICNALE-Spoken Baby ― Who Uses Hesitators and
Hedges?―
Yuka ISHIKAWA

Assessing Lexical Diversity Measures in Short Second Language Production ―UsingJapanese EFL Essay Writing in the ICNALE―
Takumi ISHII

Author Stance in Doctoral Dissertations of Native and Non-Native Speakers of
English ―A Corpus-Based Study on Epistemic Nouns―
Reyhan AĞÇAM

The Use and Misuse of the Aspect Form –teiru by Learners of Japanese as a SecondLanguage
Inna BLYZNA

Persuasive Features in Reviews Written by EFL Students
Wararat WHANCHIT

A Corpus-Driven Study of the Use of Linking Adverbials Between Native Speakers
and EFL Learners ―What is Missing?―
Ignace Yuan-peng FAN

A Learner Corpus Investigation on the Use of Adverb Types in Academic VocabularyM. Pınar BABANOĞLU

Asian Learners’ Use of Prepositions and -ly Adverbs ―A Study Based on the
ICNALE―
Takashi OGATA, Koichi KAWAMURA

A Corpus-based Study on Chinese EFL Learners’ Usage of Preposition from Coselection Theory
Haixi GONG, Jianguo TIAN

Study on Collocational Framework of Chinese English Learners from the Perspective of Phraseology
Xin CHEN, Jianguo TIAN

A Comparison of Phrase Structures in Learner and Native English Writing
Daisuke ABE

Key Colligation Analysis of 10 Types of Asian Learner English and Two Types of
Native English
Nozomi MIKI

Japanese Learners and the S-genitive: A Corpus-based Study
Simon COLE

A Corpus-based Comparative Study on Malaysian Learners’ Writing
Siti Aeisha JOHARRY

Re-investigating the Grammatical Features of Philippine English
Niño SANDIL


At LCSAW2014





LCSAW 2013

+ Date: March 23-24, 2013
+ Venue: Centennial Hall, Kobe University
+ Invited Speakers: Dr. Sylviane Granger (Belgium), Dr. Andy Kirkpatrick (Australia), Dr. Vincent Ooi (Singapore), Dr. Yukio Tono (Japan)
+ Conference Program: Here
+ Publications: Ishikawa, S. (Ed.). (2013). Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World Vol.1. Papers from LCSAW2013. Kobe, Japan: Kobe University. (300 pages). 

+ Presented Papers at LCSAW2013
The Passive in Learner English: Corpus Insights and Implications for
Pedagogical Grammar
Sylviane GRANGER

The Asian Corpus of English: Motivation and Aims
Andy KIRKPATRICK

Lexical Priming and Asian Learners of English
Vincent OOI

Exploring the ICNALE ―How to make the most of its design features―
Yukio TONO

Using Multivariate Statistical Techniques to Analyze the Writing of East Asian
Learners of English
Mariko ABE, Yuichiro KOBAYASHI, Masumi NARITA

Recurrent Word Clusters Used by Asian Learners―A Statistical Study of
Differences―
Yuka ISHIKAWA

Clustering of Asian Learners of English―A Study Based on the ICNALE―
Satoshi INOUE, Erika MATSUSHITA, Ye CHEN, & Koichi KAWAMURA

The ICNALE and Sophisticated Contrastive Interlanguage Analysis of Asian
Learners of English
Shin’ichiro ISHIKAWA

The be Verb Omissions among Advance L1-Malay ESL Learners―What
Corpus-based Study Can Reveal―
Roslina ABDUL AZIZ, Zuraidah MOHD DON

Contrastive Analysis of the Use of Lexical Verbs and Verb-noun Collocations in
Two Learner Corpora―WECMEL vs. LOCNESS―
Shazila ABDULLAH, Noorzan Mohd. NOOR

Intelligibility and Acceptability of Collocations from an EIL Perspective ―A
Study Based on a Corpus of Speech by Japanese Learners of English ―
Hiroki HANAMOTO

Data Collection and Annotation of Relatively Spontaneous and Relatively
Extended Elicited Utterances by English Learners in Undergraduate Japanese
Courses
Mayumi KAWAMURA, Daisuke YOKOMORI, Masanori SUZUKI, & Yasunari
HARADA

Comparative Lexical Frequency Analysis of East Asian and Middle Eastern
Corpora: Motivated by the Extremely Short Story Competition [ESSC]
Peter John HASSALL

Pedagogical Implications of the Corpus-based Investigation of Discourse
Markers
Lan-fen HUANG

A Corpus-based Study on the Use of Phrasal Verbs by Malaysian Learners of
English: The Case of Particle up
Rafidah KAMARUDIN

L2 to L3 Transfer: Learner Corpora Analyses
Custódio MARTINS, Mário PINHARANDA NUNES

The ESSC as a Tool for Understanding Writers’ Lives and
Society―Comparison of Young People in the United Arab Emirates and Japan
by Examining Each Country’s ESSC Stories―
Naomi MATSUBARA



At LCSAW 2013