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Welcome to AntLab! Please check out my recent and upcoming events, and if you see me at a conference please remember to say hello. Also, my software tools are getting quite a lot of attention recently. So, please make sure you visit the software page to get the latest versions of AntConc, AntWordProfiler, and my other tools. On Twitter, you can find me at @antlabjp.

New Book Chapter

A new book titled Publishing Research in English as an Additional Language has just been published by the University of Adelaide Press featuring my afterword "Reflections and future directions in publishing research in English as an Additional Language: An afterword".

A new book titled Discipline Specific Writing has just been published by Routledge featuring my chapter "Introducing corpora and corpus tools into the technical writing classroom through Data-Driven Learning (DDL)".

Recent and Upcoming Events

2017 Anthony, L. (2017, November 3-4). Addressing the challenges of Data-Driven Learning (DDL) in the ESP Classroom. Plenary given at the 2017 International Conference on English for Specific Purposes, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan. Conference website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, September 9). Chair of the panel discussion on ESP at the 4th JALT CUE SIG ESP Symposium, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. Symposium website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, September 9). Corpus Linguistics and Vocabulary. Discussant presentation given at the 2017 Vocab SIG Symposium, Osaka Jogakuin University, Osaka, Japan. Symposium website
2017 Anthony, L. , and Thompson, P. (2017, July 23-28). Automatic Creation and Discourse-Level Annotation of Individualized Discipline-Specific Corpora for the Data-Driven Learning (DDL) Classroom. Paper given at the Corpus Linguistics 2017 (CL 2017) international conference, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. Conference website
2017 Anthony, L. , Chen, M., and Flowerdew, J. (2017, July 23-28). Introducing in-service English language teachers to corpus-assisted academic writing pedagogy: A Hong Kong case. Paper given at the Corpus Linguistics 2017 (CL 2017) international conference, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. Conference website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, July). Leveraging the potential of corpora. Invited seminar given for the project Harnessing the Latest Corpus-based Approaches for Research, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Event website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, July). Developing corpora for research. Invited workshop given for the project Harnessing the Latest Corpus-based Approaches for Research, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Event website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, June 16-18). Enhancing the CALL Experience through Data-Driven Learning: From Words to Texts and Beyond. Plenary speech given at the JALT CALL 2017 International Convention, Matsuyama University, Matsuyama, Japan. Conference website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, June 1-3). Automating the Construction of Individualized Discipline-Specific Corpora for Data-Driven Learning (DDL). Paper presented at Faces of English 2, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Conference website
2017 Anthony, L. (2017, April). 技術者・研究者のための英語プレゼンテーションの基本と実践 [English Presentation Principles and Applications for Engineers and Researchers]. A one-day intensive seminar hosted by the Technical Information Center, Tokyo, Japan. Company Website
2017 Anthony, L. and Thompson, P (2017, March). Laurence Anthony's Ant Tools. An invited workshop given at the Centre for Corpus Research, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. Workshop Website
2017 Anthony, L.(2017, February). 技術英語ライティング研修会 [Training Seminar on Writing for Publication]. Invited seminar given at Seikagaku Corporation, Tokyo. Japan. Company Website
2016 Hamada, H., Anthony, L., Chujo, K. (2016, October 1-2). 教育用例文を携帯端末で利用するWebSCoREの開発とそのユーザビリティ [Development and usability of WebSCoRE for use in educational applications on mobile phones]. Paper given at the 42nd Annual Convention of the Japan Association for Corpus English Studies (JAECS), Seijo University, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. (2016, October 1-2). New directions in corpus linguistics: Utilizing the rich annotations found in social media data. Plenary speech given at the 42nd Annual Convention of the Japan Association for Corpus English Studies (JAECS), Seijo University, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. (2016, September 24). ESP informed Content-Based Learning: Suggestions for Keeping the Language in Learning. Plenary speech given at the 2016 JALT CUE Conference, Kindai University, Higashi-Osaka City, Japan. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. and Hardaker, C. (2016, September 16-18). Finding and visualizing love, hate, passion, and apathy on social media networks with FireAnt. Presentation given at The American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) 2016, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, US. Conference website
2016 Knight, D., Morris, S., Fitzpatrick, T. and Anthony, L. (2016, September). Charting the Vocabulary of a Minoritised language: Challenges and Opportunities in the Creation and Application of the National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh. Colloquium given at Vocab@Tokyo 2016, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Nation, P. and Anthony, L. (2016, September 12-14). The Picture Vocabulary Size Test. Poster presentation given at Vocab@Tokyo 2016, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Chujo, K., Anthony, L., and Oghigian, K. (2016, September 12-14). Data-Driven Learning of Word and Phrases by Low Proficiency EFL Learners through WebSCoRE. Poster presentation given at Vocab@Tokyo 2016, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L., Schmitt, N., and Nation, P. (2016, September 12-14). Unanswered Questions in L2 Vocabulary Acquisition and Research Agendas for the Next 10 Years. Round table panel discussion given at Vocab@Tokyo 2016, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. (2016, August). Prototypicality in ESP: Selection, analysis, and visualization of model texts for use in ESP research and teaching. Plenary speech given at the ESP in Asia 2016: Frontier and Advancement international conference, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. and Baker, P. (2016, July). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Prototypical Text Detection in Teaching and Research: New Developments and Applications of ProtAnt. Paper presented at the 12th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TALC 12), Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. (2016, March). Tailoring corpus tools for academia and the language industry: A developer's perspective. Keynote lecture given at the 8th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (CILC 2016), Málaga, Spain. Conference website
2016 Anthony, L. (2016, February). Arguments for and against DIY corpus tools creation: A debate about programming. Keynote lecture given at the Corpus Statistics Group Launch Event, Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, University of Birmingham, UK. Talk details

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