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Structural Difficulties, Research Approaches and Pedagogic Solutions

WHiG Symposium, Monday-Tuesday, 18-19 July 2011



Local Organisers

Astrid Ensslin and Cedric Krummes

How to get to Bangor

Location, Directions and Maps

Accommodation in Bangor

Management Centre (24/7 reception)


  • no conference fee
  • complimentary breakfasts, lunches, dinner, and refreshments
  • free WiFi
  • £50 accommodation per night

Aims of the Symposium


Day One - Monday, 18 July 2011

Time   Session Description
0900   Meet & greet, tea & coffee
0930 Astrid Ensslin Welcome and introduction
0945 Astrid Ensslin Falko and WHiG:
Introducing our learner corpora
1015 Anke Lüdeling Overuse-underuse
on syntactic annotation of Falko
1045   Tea, coffee, and biscuits

Cedric Krummes

& Marc Reznicek

Hands-on session:
Annotation of the learner data
in the Falko corpus
1300   Lunch

Hagen Hirschmann

Hands-on session:
Linguistic searches

in annotated Falko learner data

1600   Tea, coffee, and biscuits
1630 Astrid Ensslin (moderator) Feedback from tutors and discussion:
Student needs and applications
1730   Downtime for delegates
1900   Dinner

Day Two - Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Time   Session Description
0900 Detmar Meurers On Annotating Learner Corpora:
Why? Which kind of annotations? How?
1015   Tea, coffee, and biscuits
1030 Sylvia Jaworska
& Astrid Ensslin (moderators)
Developing German L&T materials
from WHiG and Falko
1200   Lunch

Organisation: Cedric Krummes

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