The students appeared interested with what the CLiC app had to offer – that’s where I began to think about how I could incorporate the app into their research project. During their next session via Microsoft teams, I showed them the framework of the app and how to navigate the website to begin their research projects.
Lorraine Adriano has taught in secondary schools in England and Italy. She was curriculum leader for KS3 and Head of Department, developing schemes of work and assessments. Lorraine now teaches English language and English literature years 7-13 at Bishop Walsh Catholic Secondary School. She is an examiner for both English language and English literature at GSCE and is … Continue reading “CLiC in the classroom”
Lorenzo Mastropierro (@Lo_Mastropierro on Twitter) is a Teaching Associate in Literary Linguistics at the University of Nottingham. Lorenzo is the Assistant Editor for the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. He has recently published his monograph Corpus Stylistics in Heart of Darkness and its Italian Translations. Now Heart of Darkness is also available in CLiC and … Continue reading “Is there light in the heart of darkness?”
The AHRC-funded CLiC Dickens project has officially come to an end. We celebrated the successful conclusion of the project with our CLiC Dickens Day, at the Birmingham and Midland Institute (BMI), on 1 December. As Charles Dickens was one of the early presidents of the BMI, the venue was particularly suitable for our event. The … Continue reading “CLiC Dickens Day: our end-of-project celebration at the BMI”
We are excited to announce a new release of CLiC, which takes us up to version 1.6. (Technical reader can have a look at the changes to the code in our Github repository!) The delegates of the Integrating English 2017 conference were the first to use the live CLiC 1.6 release on Friday 3 November, … Continue reading “CLiC 1.6 release: new interface & more books!”
On 16 June 2017, the CLiC Dickens team organised a workshop for teachers: “Corpus stylistics for the English classroom”. This workshop was attended by both secondary and tertiary level English teachers. Dr Marcello Giovanelli (Aston University) opened the workshop with a talk on “Opportunities for Lang-Lit work in Secondary English”. The majority of the workshop … Continue reading “CLiC teacher workshop: “Corpus stylistics for the English classroom””