Welcome

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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: Introducing English for Specific Purposes

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I'm very happy to announce that my new book Introducing English for Specific Purposes has now been published by Routledge Press. It should be available at all major bookstores around the world as well as at online sites like Amazon.

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".

New Book Chapter

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

2018 Anthony, L. (2018, March 2). Introducing AntConc 3.5: A response to some common issues and challenges in corpus analyses. Invited seminar given at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. Seminar information
2017 Anthony, L. (2017). Corpus Linguistics and Vocabulary: A Commentary on Four Studies. Vocabulary Learning and Instruction, 6 (2), 79–87. doi: 10.7820/vli.v06.2.Anthony Link to article (PDF)
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

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