A brief description
Guangwai-Lancaster Chinese Learner Corpus (CLC), a 1.2-million-word corpus of learner Mandarin Chinese, which is a result of the collaboration between Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and Lancaster University, represents a new addition to corpora of L2 Chinese. The corpus has both a spoken (621,900 tokens, 48%) and a written (672,328 tokens, 52%) part and covers a variety of task types and topics. It is fully error tagged. It can be used to explore various theoretical and practical issues pertaining to the acquisition of Chinese as a foreign language.
Prof. Hai Xu (Guandong University of Foreign Studies)
Dr. Richard Xiao (Lancaster University)
Dr. Vaclav Brezina (Lancaster University)
Prof. Hai Xu: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Vaclav Brezina: email@example.com
The funding for the corpus was obtained by Dr. Richard Xiao to whom the corpus is also dedicated.