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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 ...
Research in the teaching of speaking (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Journals, 2004)
Corpus analysis (Pre-published version)
(John Wiley & Sons, 2015)
Large and small language text corpora have become quite ubiquitous in the broad fields that make up the study of language and social interaction. This entry provides an introduction to the concept of the “corpus” where ...
The pragmatics of Irish English (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press, 2011)
The use of English in Ireland shows specific features which contribute to its unique profile.
Using corpus approaches in English language teacher education (Pre-published version)
The aim of this chapter is to explore the ways in which corpus linguistics (CL) can facilitate teacher development in terms of content, pedagogy, technology, and research. Based on our own and other reported experiences ...