Getting your hands on WRICLE

The WriCLE corpus is the result of work carried out by the Woslac team ( at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (research grants: HUM2005-01728/FILO of the Spanish Ministry of Education and 09/SHD/016 of the Autonomous Region of Madrid and UAM) and it is now made available to all bona fide researchers in the academic community.

The distribution contains 750 plain text files, being academic essays. Additionally, an excel spreadsheet provides metadata for the essays, showing details about the writer of the essay (e.g., proficiency, gender, age), and how the essay was written (using dictionary, online resources, etc.)

To get a copy of WriCLE, email Paul Rollinson at