Thomas François

List of John Benjamins publications for which Thomas François plays a role.



Recent Advances in Automatic Readability Assessment and Text Simplification

Edited by Thomas François and Delphine Bernhard

Special issue of ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics 165:2 (2014) vi, 243 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism


MWE knowledge is key in the process of learning a foreign language, but its teaching remains hindered by the lack of list of expressions connected to pedagogical aims. In this paper, we present an extended version of the PolylexFLE database, containing 4,525 French multiword expressions (MWE) of… read more
Zakhia Doueihi, Julien and Thomas François 2022 Concept-based instruction for applied L2 acquisition: Systematic reviewPedagogical Linguistics 3:1, pp. 84–107 | Article
This study’s objective is to present an overview of experimental applications of Concept-Based Instruction (CBI) for Second Language Acquisition. CBI aims to describe complex grammatical notions in a thorough manner in order to facilitate their acquisition. Even though CBI is still considered as… read more
François, Thomas and Delphine Bernhard 2014 When text readability meets automatic text simplificationRecent Advances in Automatic Readability Assessment and Text Simplification, François, Thomas and Delphine Bernhard (eds.), pp. 89–96 | Article
Avec la multiplication des documents disponibles, notamment sur le web, la tentation est grande, pour le professeur de français langue maternelle ou seconde, de se passer des manuels balisés et de proposer à ses étudiants un texte à son goût. Cependant, il risque alors de perdre un temps précieux… read more