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Corpus

corpus

1. The principal of a bond. For example, securities dealers create zero-coupon Treasury receipts by purchasing a regular Treasury bond and separating the interest coupons from the corpus. See also coupon stripping.
2. The principal amount of an estate or trust.
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However, the traditional way of compiling corpora, which involved acquiring texts from authors and publishers, which exists in many disparate formats, was very expensive in terms of time and labour.
Logo em seguida, discute a relacao entre texto de aprendiz e erro' dentro da pesquisa sobre corpus de aprendiz de lingua estrangeira, para depois discutir as visoes de linguagem que perpassam a Linguistica de Corpus em geral e a pesquisa sobre corpora de aprendiz em particular.
For the evaluation of oral performance in TE, the two corpora mentioned should be built from already existing material, consisting of transcripts of recorded speeches.
Indeed a central argument of Learning with Corpora is that corpora are learning and teaching resources capable of both "improv[ing] competence, increasing learner's knowledge of the language and culture" and "engag[ing] capacity, helping learners develop their ability to use the language as a means of communication, both in reception and production" (5).
Impulses from the brain and local nerves cause the muscles of the corpora cavernosa to relax, allowing blood to flow in and fill the spaces.
When virgins received corpora allata from mated beetles, their phenoloxidase activity dropped--about a fifth for males and a half for females--compared with virgins receiving transplants from unmated donors.
These concern the kinds of corpus that are most helpful for language learning and teaching; practical applications of corpus resources in special purposes teaching; using corpora in grammar teaching and language awareness raising; and finally the value of parallel aligned corpora (multi-lingual resources which are receiving growing interest in teaching and translation studies) in language learning and teaching.
The sequence includes nerve impulses in the brain, spinal column, and area of the penis, and response in muscles, fibrous tissues, veins, and arteries in and near the corpora cavernosa.
Corpora are of interest today to professionals in a wide variety of fields, from ethnologists to telecommunication conglomerates.
To accomplish this, the penis contains two long, expandable sacs called the corpora cavernosa, each of which has a tough, fibrous outer wall and a spongy inner wall of smooth muscle tissue.
Contributors were asked particularly to comment on the characteristics and potential of the corpus or corpora they used, and to consider how to communicate the benefits of corpus linguistics to researchers outside linguistics.