Jinan Chinese Learner Corpus (JCLC)

The Jinan Chinese Learner Corpus (JCLC) is a collection of texts written by Chinese L2 learners.

The aim of this project to develop a corpus of materials written by learners of Chinese as a foreign language. This corpus can help linguists and other researchers investigate various topics including analysis of Chinese learner interlanguage, Second Language Acquisition (SLA) or developing teaching materials.


Each corpus text containts metadata about the author's nationality and gender, Chinese proficiency level, assessment type (exam or homework) and assessment collection date.

Corpus Statistics

Here are some statistics about the current corpus:

Accessing the Corpus

Access to the corpus is provided free of charge for researchers. Please contact me for more information about downloading the data.