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Competencies explored and exposed: Grammar, lexis, communication and the notion of levels
(Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg, 2012)
Post-colonialism, multi-culturalism, structuralism, feminism, post-modernism and so on so forth’ – vague language in academic discourse, a comparative analysis of form, function and context (Pre-published version)
(John Benjamins, 2008)
The use of vague language is one of the most common features of everyday spoken English. Speakers regularly use vague expressions to project shared knowledge (e.g., pens, books, and that sort of thing) as well as to make ...
What's in a name? - vocatives in casual conversations and radio phone-in calls
(Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2003)
This paper looks at the use of vocatives across two corpora: the 5-million word Cambridge and Nottingham Corpus of Discourse in English (CANCODE) and a 55,000-word corpus of radio phone-in calls. 100 vocatives are sampled ...
Looking out for love and all the rest of it: vague category markers as shared social space (Pre-published version)
(Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007)
Can English provide a framework for Spanish response tokens? (Pre-published version)
(Springer, Dordrecht, 2013)
This paper investigates the question of whether response items in Spanish can be analysed using frameworks developed for the study of similar items in English. Data comes from the Spanish corpus COREC, the Corpus Oral de ...
Spoken grammar (Pre-published version)
(National Geographic / Cenage, 2014)
From language as system to language as discourse (Pre-published version)