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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 ...
Research in the teaching of speaking (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Journals, 2004)
The exchange in family discourse (Pre-print version)
(Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL), 2002)
The intimate genre of family discourse has traditionally posed problems for linguists because of the difficulty in collecting the data and the intimate nature of the genre. For obvious reasons, people view family life as ...
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 ...
Looking out for love and all the rest of it: vague category markers as shared social space (Pre-published version)
(Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007)