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Media and discourse analysis
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 ...
Investigating higher education seminar talk
In this paper, we consider how a combined corpus linguistics and conversation analysis methodology can reveal new insights into the relationship between interaction patterns, language use, and learning. The context of ...
The English grammar profile of learner competence: Methodology and key findings
(John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2017)
The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (Council of Europe 2001a) is an established benchmark for language competence (Jones & Saville 2009). It comprises six levels of competence from A1 (lowest) ...
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 ...
Undergraduate academic writing: an analysis of errors and weaknesses in syntax, lexis, style and structure
(Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland, 2000)
Vocabulary instruction (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Feeding back feedback – Towards a cyclical model for learner support
(Ireland Aid and Centre for Educational Disadvantage Research, 2003)
Analyzing university spoken interaction: a corpus linguistics/conversation analysis approach
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2011)
In this article, we consider how corpus linguistics (CL) and conversation analysis (CA) can be used together to provide enhanced descriptions of spoken interaction in the context of small group teaching in higher education. ...