ColloCaid in Euralex Plenary

ColloCaid will feature in Robert Lew and Ana Frankenberg-Garcia’s Joint Hornby Lecture: Writing with Dictionaries. The lecture is the opening plenary at Euralex XIX. It will take place place at 10:00 CEST on Tuesday 7 September. More information is available at

ColloCaid in Featured Talk at AILA2021

Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a featured talk at AILA 2021. Using ColloCaid as an example, the talk, entitled Dynamic data-driven learning, outlined the possibilities of providing just-in-time corpus data to address authentic language queries interactively, but at the same time sheltering learners from complex software and an overload of language input. A recording of the talk Read more about ColloCaid in Featured Talk at AILA2021[…]

A FLaRN Webinar about ColloCaid

On Friday July 9 2021 at 2pm UK time, ColloCaid Principal Investigator Ana Frankenberg-García will be giving a webinar on Academic English Collocations: from corpus data to assisted writing. The event is hosted by the Formulaic Language Research Network (FLaRN), and is free for all. Reserve your place here: Note: You will find the Read more about A FLaRN Webinar about ColloCaid[…]

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ColloCaid at Infolex

On the 12th of April 2021 at 1400 GMT + 1, Geraint Rees gave a seminar talk entitled Collocation and collaboration: Developing the ColloCaid writing assistant. The seminar was hosted by the Infolex research group at the Institut de Lingüística Aplicada, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. More information can be found here. A video can be Read more about ColloCaid at Infolex[…]

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ColloCaid code and documentation released

The ColloCaid sample code and documentation has been released. The release includes a fully working implementation of the ColloCaid editor and visualization panel. The ColloCaid editor is a modified version of TinyMCE ( which integrates with the ColloCaid visualization panel, a ReactJS ( component that can be used to reproduce the visualizations available in the Read more about ColloCaid code and documentation released[…]

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Academic Collocation Errors and Other Problems Database Released

Introducing the Academic Collocation Errors and Other Problems by ColloCaid. This dataset comprises 361 collocation errors and other issues found widely and frequently in English academic writing.Problems are classed as: (1) errors like *knowledge in how instead of knowledge of how; (2) atypical word combinations that are grammatically acceptable but not very common, like lose control over (atypical) compared Read more about Academic Collocation Errors and Other Problems Database Released[…]

BALEAP TELSIG webinar about ColloCaid

On Friday, 29 January 2021 at 12:00 pm UK, Ana Frankenberg-Garcia gave a webinar on ColloCaid. Ana presented some practical ideas and activities to help students make the right choices in terms of vocabulary and more specifically collocations in general academic English. Slides from the webinar can be found here. A recording of the presentation Read more about BALEAP TELSIG webinar about ColloCaid[…]