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Title:
Using authentic texts for grammar exercises for a minority language
Author:
Lene Antonsen: UiT The Arctic Universit, Norway Chiara Argese: UiT The Arctic Universit, Norway
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Year:
2018
Conference:
Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018) at SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018
Issue:
152
Article no.:
001
Pages:
1-9
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2018-11-02
ISBN:
978-91-7685-173-9
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Series:
NEALT Proceedings Series
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper presents an ATICALL (Authentic Text ICALL) system with automatic visual input enhancement activities for training complex inflection systems in a minority language. We have adapted the freely available VIEW system which was designed to automatically generate activities from any web content.

Our system is based on finite state transducers (FST) and Constraint Grammar, originally built for other purposes. The paper describes ways of handling ambiguity in the target form in the exercises, and ways of handling the challenges for VIEW posed by authentic text, typical for a minority language: variations in orthography, and large proportion of nonnormative forms.



Keywords: ICALL, morphology, minority language

Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018) at SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018

Author:
Lene Antonsen, Chiara Argese
Title:
Using authentic texts for grammar exercises for a minority language
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Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2018) at SLTC, Stockholm, 7th November 2018

Author:
Lene Antonsen, Chiara Argese
Title:
Using authentic texts for grammar exercises for a minority language
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