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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 ...
Using a corpus to look at variational pragmatics: response tokens in British and Irish discourse
(Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008)
Like the wise virgins and all that jazz’ – using a corpus to examine vague language and shared knowledge
(Language and Computers, 2004)
This paper will use a corpus to explore vague categorisation (e.g. prostitutes, sailors and the like) in a specific context where the participants are strangers, but where they share the same socio-cultural reference points ...
Teaching and Irish English
(Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Journals, 2011)
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. ...
The Limerick corpus of Irish English: design, description and application
(Irish Association for applied Linguistics, 2004)
This paper describes an on-going corpus development and application project at the Mary Immaculate College and the University of Limerick, Ireland. The Limerick Corpus of Irish English is a one-million word corpus of ...
Media and discourse analysis
Research in the teaching of speaking (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Journals, 2004)
TEFL in Ireland – Reflecting a profession?
(FELT [Forum for English Language Teachers (Ireland)], 2001)
In response to issues raised in Gronia deVerdon Cooney’s article on TEFL qualifications in a recent FELT Newsletter (see De Verdon Cooney, 2000, p.8), I wish to reflect on the notion of TEFL as a profession in Ireland. ...
Introduction (Pre-published version)
(Springer Verlag, 2018)