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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 ...
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 ...
Vocabulary instruction (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Would as a hedging device in an Irish context: An intra-varietal comparison of institutionalised spoken interaction
(Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2002)
Looking out for love and all the rest of it: vague category markers as shared social space (Pre-published version)
(Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007)
Teaching and Irish English
(Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Journals, 2011)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
From language as system to language as discourse (Pre-published version)