Philip Durrant

Philip Durrant

List of John Benjamins publications for which Philip Durrant plays a role.



Research Methods in Vocabulary Studies

Philip Durrant, Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Benjamin Kremmel and Suhad Sonbul

Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching


Recently-developed tools which quickly and reliably quantify vocabulary use on a range of measures open up new possibilities for understanding the construct of vocabulary sophistication. To take this work forward, we need to understand how these different measures relate to each other and to human… read more | Article
Tests of second language learners’ knowledge of collocation have lacked a principled strategy for item selection, making claims about learners’ knowledge beyond the particular collocations tested difficult to evaluate. Corpus frequency may offer a good basis for item selection, if a reliable… read more | Article