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This open-access collection brings together the publications deposited or reported in Hal by researchers and professors-researchers of Lidile (University of Rennes 2).

The LIDILE research unit (Linguistics – Engineering – Language Didactics) has been authorised as the Host Team (EA 3874) since 2004. Multilingual and inter-university, it integrates research teachers from the two universities of Rennes.

It is currently headed by Elisabeth RICHARD.

Presentation of the Unit

The research unit EA 3874 LIDILE – Linguistics, Engineering, Language Didactics – is the result of a scientific project structured around the analysis of language activity, description, formalization, in the variety of its modes or fields of application, and through the diversity of natural languages.

Scientific Objectives

The scientific objectives of the LIDILE research unit are to:

  • Develop epistemological and methodological expertise based in the field of language sciences and its related disciplinary fields: linguistics; cognition; computing;
  • Create a synergy based on common research approaches: language description, corpus linguistics, speech analysis, Automatic Processing of Natural Languages (TALN), translatiology, experimental phonetics; language didactics, contrasting analysis;
  • To support a process of transfer, application and development of research towards Master’s and Doctorate courses linked to the Unit and towards the professional and socio-economic sectorsIn line with the Unit’s questions: processing and exploitation of metadata; linguistic engineering; language teaching and learning.


The unit is organised around three complementary thematic fields

  • ELIA: Applied Linguistic Studies;
  • TRASILT: Specialized Translation, Linguistic Engineering and Terminology;
  • Dilem: Language and multimedia tutorial.