IJLLL 2022 Vol.8(1): 27-30 ISSN: 2382-6282
DOI: 10.18178/IJLLL.2022.8.1.317

An Error Analysis of Collocation Patterns of Delexical Verbs in Chinese EFL Earners’ Writing

Chen Liang and Junhong Dong
Abstract—English writing skill has always been the weak point of Chinese EFL learners, how to improve English writing skill is the focus of the education circle. In addition, the appropriate use of verb can polish the writing paper. Furthermore, the frequently-adopted delexical verbs play an important role in the English sentence structure. The collocation patterns of delexical verbs deserve us put more attention. Through the analysis of the CLEC corpora, this paper found the main features of the incorrect use of the delexical verbs and investigated the reason as well as provide some pedagogical implications.

Index Terms—Delexical verbs; corpora; collocation.

The authors are with Northwestern Polytechnical University, China (e-mail: 1036325465@qq.com, 1762718221@qq.com).

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Cite:Chen Liang and Junhong Dong, "An Error Analysis of Collocation Patterns of Delexical Verbs in Chinese EFL Earners’ Writing," International Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 27-30, 2022.

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