While corpus-based studies are becoming now a new methodology in natual language processing, second language learning seems to be an interesting potential application too. people who are interested in this topic, can take a look of this paper!
Kita, K.and Ogata, H. 1997. Collocations in language learning: Corpus-based automatic compilation of collocations and bilingual collocation concordancer. Computer Assisted Language Learning: An International Journal, 10(3):229-38.
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