Acknowledgements

We would like to express our special gratitude and thanks to our Prof. Dr. Erkan Türe, the Vice Rector and Dean of Engineering and School of Languages, for his invaluable help and support on various topics in the area of statistics, to Dr. İlke Büyükduman, the Manager of İstanbul Şehir University School of Languages, whose encouragement, guidance and support from the initial to the final level enabled us to develop an understanding of the subject of corpus and to Deputy Manager, Handan Bilir, for her valuable support.

We are highly indebted to Abrurrahman Özdemir, the Director of Information Technologies at İstanbul Şehir University, Eren Doğan, software specialist, Kutsal Koruk, educational technologies expert, Berkan Güven, website design and assistant student Abdulvahap Yiğit for technical support and endurance in completing the project.

Lastly, we offer our regards and blessings to all of our colleagues in developing the project and people who have willingly helped us out with their encouragement.